A 20-year-old female asked:
my belly hurt a lot after eating ham. if it had listeriosis, would listeria still be in my mouth today if i ate it yesterday? i've been kissing my newborn all day and drooled on him while sleeping.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem answered
37 years experience Pediatrics
Listeriosis: Listeriosis is a serious disease for humans; the two main clinical manifestations are sepsis and meningitis. Meningitis is often complicated by encephalitis. Even so you did not mention any symptoms suggest meningitis or sepsis, i suggest you see your dr. Soon for your abdominal pain.
Answered on Aug 21, 2016
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