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A 36-year-old member asked:

is it possible to have food poisoning but no throwing up?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: There are many different types of food poisoning and a person may not have vomiting yet still have food poisoning, e.g., botulism.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can i save myself from getting food poisoning by throwing up?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely: You cannot get rid of bacterial toxins or bacteria causing food poisoning by inducing vomiting.

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