A 21-year-old male asked:
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are white eggs risky if eaten raw, without getting cooked or roasted?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Egg whites: Egg whites are not digested well when raw. Also have risk of carrying salmonella bacteria.
Answered on Mar 14, 2014
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Raw is raw.: Raw eggs contain bacteria that can make you sick. Eggs are fine if they're cooked.
Answered on Nov 5, 2015

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Dr. Navita Modi
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Not really : No listeria happens more from dirty water than raw eggs ,I will not worry about it ,but still I will advise you to see your obgyn and get checked
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Dr. Christian Assad
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Depends: Most health care professionals recommend against one of the main reasons being salmonella. Having said that the bacteria are usually outside in the sh ... Read More
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It : It is never a good idea to eat eggs or dairy products raw / unprocessed due to the presence of salmonella bacteria that could cause death under the ri ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sure: pasteurization does kill many common bacteria, and the albumin in egg whites is generally well tolerated.
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