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Who is at risk for food poisoning?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Everyone: Food poisoning can affect anyone. However, the very young and old are at higher risk, as are anyone with a compromised immune system.
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 24 years experience
Everyone: Each person has a unique physiology and immunity, but we are all at risk.

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A 32-year-old male asked:

What are some of the risk factors for getting Food poisoning?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The risk factors for getting Food poisoning include:: Immunocompromised, Ingestion of raw or undercooked meat.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What should I do if I have food poisoning?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends on cause: Food poisoning may be due chemicals, bacterial toxins, bacterial and viral infections, and parasites. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning.

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