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Are there specific symptoms of salmonellosis?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Salmonella: Fever, diarrhea, malaise, headaches.
Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Salmonella: Usually occurs with travel or exposure to others. Look for fever, emesis, bloody stools. A stool sample can be tested for this bacteria and treated accordingly if positive.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Salmonella: Salmonella symptoms can include abdominal pain/cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, fever, chills and dehydration but some people can be asymptomatic. There are extremely rare cases where reactive arthritis can develop. REF: REF: http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hbsam.htm

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are symptoms of salmonellosis?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Broad range: Salmonella organisms can cause a variety of illness ranging from "regular" gastroenteritis to serious bloodborne infections of the heart or bones. Gi sx include vomiting, diarrhea, cramping, fever. Spread through the blood (less common) can lead to heart infections, bone infections, abscesses, infected aneurysms.

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