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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually days: The length and severity of food poisoning depends on the affected person and the dose and type of infection acquired. It is typically past in a few da ... Read More
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Dr. Vijay Karia
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Food poisoning : Food poisoning generally lasts from a few hours to several days

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Although food poisoning can be miserable in general it will not hurt the fetus. Most cases resolve in 24-48 hours. The key is to avoid dehydration. De ... Read More
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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: It depends on the type of food poisoning and age and health of the baby. In general, the mom passes the offending organism quickly with little or no h ... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Most food poisoning can make you dehydrated which can affect the baby. Rarely food poisoning caused by listeria can cause a stillbirth. Always eat f ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Not all bacteria, fungi or viruses are killed by ice. That is why when traveling abroad to countries with questionable sanitation, you are told not t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Just as it sounds: Transmitted by food but then some can then spread from person to person.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Time & support: Most of the time, your body will take care of this on its own -- as long as you stay hydrated and rest for a couple of days. If stools are bloody or ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on type: Symptoms of Food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Where to begin...: Some examples.... 1. The biggest offender is poor hand hygiene. Other major ones: 2. Unsafe handling and storage of food 3. Handling food while having ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the cause: Usual reaction is nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Severe poisoing may lead to dehydration, shock, renal failure and in case of botulism to paralysis.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a matter for : Self-diagnosis. There are far too many different causes of food poisoning to provide a brief answer. It usually requires taking a history, physical ex ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Bland, fluids: Assuming it is true "food poisoning" (gastroenteritis), not active inflammatory disease, etc., brat diet, bananas, rice(white), applesauce, tea, toast ... Read More
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