A 38-year-old member asked:
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how does food poisoning affect your body?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on type: Symptoms of Food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea.
Answered on Nov 15, 2015

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Depends on the cause: Usual reaction is nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Severe poisoing may lead to dehydration, shock, renal failure and in case of botulism to paralysis.
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