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why does raw chicken meat and chicken eggs have a higher possibility of having salmonella than other foods

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
32 years experience Pediatrics
Common infection: Salmonella is present in many animals, and any raw food of animal origin, such as meat, poultry, milk and dairy products, eggs, or seafood may carry s ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: You should never consume raw poultry. The risk of Salmonella is high.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
You can't: That is why it is important you cook chicken thoroughly to kill any bacteria which may be present.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
You cannot: Obviously you should not ingest obviously spoiled chicken. Otherwise the recommendation is to cook the chicken to an internal temperature of 160 degr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ALLERGY: Not related. Before we introduce chicken meat at 8 months, we give eggs earlier at 6 months. Sensitive babies are allergic to eggs but not necesarily ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Salmonella: Salmonella is a bacteria that is not specific to any particular meat, fruit or vegetable. More common in poulty, but can be aquired in any food item ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely: Handling and washing raw animal products is likely to get the germs on your hands and surroundings. See this site for food safety. http://www.tnsta ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Not digesting: Need to see a digestive specialist in your area-sounds like you need more pancreatic enzymes
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Butler
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Cutaneous salmonella infection is rare dr ted butler.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Feeding Toddlers: I believe your pediatrician will have already given you this information and also would have recommended at least one child raising guidebooks to foll ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
BMI = 15.7: We use http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm to determine appropriate weight for height in adults. Your body mass index ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Chicken protein: You can easily get this information on the internet. Google it.

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