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what is the prognosis of food poisoning?

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Dr. Anthony Starpoli
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Resolves on its own: Most food borne illnesses resolve spontaneously within 24-48 hours. Hydration becomes the biggest concern.
Answered on May 26, 2016
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Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually Good: Most food borne illnesses with resolve without need for antibiotics or other treatments besides fluids and rest. Some may need antibiotics and further treatment. Parasitic infections for food usually do need treatment.
Answered on Apr 3, 2016
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