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A 33-year-old member asked:

my girlfriend drank some far expired juice and as a result got gastroenteritis, is this contagious?

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Dr. Walter Futterweit
Endocrinology 64 years experience
Contamination: It is possible that contaminated juice is a cause of above. The enteritis may be significant of traces of dark stool is found
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
From the juice: If she washes hands and surfaces well should not spread it to anyone,(transmission is fecal/oral if it is bacterial),

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A 43-year-old member asked:

My girlfriend drank some far expired juice and as a result got gastroenteritis, does that mean this is contagious?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If your girlfriend: Became ill from drinking juice that had gone bad - that wouldn't be viral gastroenteritis. This is not necessarily a contagious condition.

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