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Have excessive gas after food poisoning. Bloating and at times trouble breathing maybe because of the stress I have. Lower back pain is pres?

Have excessive gas after food poisoning. Bloating and at times trouble breathing maybe because of the stress I have. Lower back pain is pres?

May take a while.: If you truly had a stomach infection then it will take a while to clear. The gas is all part of the process of getting back to normal. If you are having a lot of stress besides this can contribute to the gas and GI upset. You need to talk this over with your doc and plan the best treatment for you together. Reduce or stop the caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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First time occurrence of very painful ulcers back of tongue for over a week. How do I ease the pain? Started very shortly after food poisoning reflux

First time occurrence of very painful ulcers back of tongue for over a week. How do I ease the pain? Started very shortly after food poisoning reflux

Sore tongue: You can ask your dentist for miracle mouth rinse. Common ingredients are viscous Lidocaine , mylanta, nystatin, Diphenhydramine . This should help relieve the pain while you recover. ...Read more

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What is safe to eat after food poisoning?

What is safe to eat after food poisoning?

Listen to your body: Ideally, start with copious liquids, then add more substantial food as you feel like it. More gentle foods like broths, bland crackers, breads, etc. tend to be well tolerated. There is really no strict code on what not to eat. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to eat nonbland foods after food poisoning?

Please advise if it's bad to eat nonbland foods after food poisoning?

Might stir things up: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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How soon can I eat solid food after food poisoning?

Diarrhea subsides: Stay on clear liquids until the diarrhea subsides. It is important to avoid dehydation so liquids are a must. After the diarrhea stops, go back slowly over a 24 hour time span using toast, fruits.Avoid vegetables, nuts and legumes for a few days after food poisoning since their high-fiber content makes them difficult to digest, and they can cause gas. Spicy foods and sauces can also aggravate. ...Read more

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How long does metallic taste last after food poisoning?

How long does metallic taste last after food poisoning?

Not sure: What kind of "food poisoning" are you referring to? This term is very confusing and needs further definition. The basic answer, however, is that if you are not being treated with medication which may be responsible for the taste, any inflammation of the upper GI tract has the potential for altering your taste perception. ...Read more

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Is probiotics good to take during or just after food poisoning?

Is probiotics good to take during or just after food poisoning?

Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes needed) they can kill off the good bacteria in our GI systems and we can have digestive problems. This can happen w/out antibiotics at times too. So, the probiotics replace the good bacteria that are missing or low. Peace. Yes, take after poisoning. ...Read more

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After food poisoning, appetite down. Feel full w/ acid reflux after 40-50% normal portions. What is the science that causes that?

After food poisoning, appetite down. Feel full w/ acid reflux after 40-50% normal portions. What is the science that causes that?

Taste buds: The taste buds in your stomach (yes you have them there too - read about them in yourdoctorsorders.Com) will delay the emptying of the stomach so you will eat less and have reflux. ...Read more

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What should I eat after food poisoning?

What should I eat after food poisoning?

Depends: There are many different causes of food poisoning, e.g., chemicals, bacterial toxins, live micro-organisms etc. However, once the poisoning has abated, it is okay to take a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils; and low in saturated fats. ...Read more

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Would it be common to feel extra tired for a couple of days after food poisoning?

Normal: Yes, that feeling of fatigue is totally normal. You have lost fluids and nutrients so your body is dehydtated. Drinking clear lquid fluids should help those symptoms/. ...Read more

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How long should one stay on the BRAT diet after food poisoning? When can one return to a normal diet?

How long should one stay on the BRAT diet after food poisoning? When can one return to a normal diet?

BRAT diet: As soon as any vomiting stops, it is safe to progress your diet. Apple sauce may actually increase diarrhea. A good reference is the American Academy of Pediatrics heathy kids.org. All the best. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite after food poisoning. Normal?

Loss of appetite after food poisoning. Normal?

Can happen: There are many causes of food poisoning, but it may be common for symptoms to persist after the actual episode of exposure or infection is over, including loss of appetite. You may need to seek dietary help to insure good nutrition if you are not eating normally. There might also be an aversion to certain foods long after the event that eventually can resolve with time. ...Read more

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How many days can you be dizzy after food poisoning?

How many days can you be dizzy after food poisoning?

Depends: Dizziness after a gastrointestinal malady causing vomiting and diarrhea can result in significant fluid losses resulting in postural dizziness. Your ability to re-hydrate and how severe the fluid loss was determines the recovery period. This can be modified by blood pressure medication or cardiac conditions. If persistent give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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Will my body ever return to its normal shape / physique after food poisoning in Africa or will I have a bloated tummy / altered body forever?

Will my body ever return to its normal shape / physique after food poisoning in Africa or will I have a bloated tummy / altered body forever?

Here's an idea: Your misfortune in africa may have unmasked lactose intolerance, gluten enteropathy, or both. If your personal physician isn't comfortable doing the workup, consider a gastroenterology consult. ...Read more

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I have back pain, diarrhea and nauseous while pregnant is it food poisoning?

I have back pain, diarrhea and nauseous while pregnant is it food poisoning?

Food poisoning. : Definitely could be. If that is the cause it should be resolved in 24-48 hours. Consider a brat diet (bananas, rice, apple sauce, toast) during that time. If it gets worse, if you have trouble holding down fluids, of if significant fever please have it checked out. ...Read more

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Nausa,Lower back pain,stomach pain,dizzy,bad right side pain,keep use bathroom.Can it be a sign of food poisoning If it's what can I do for the pain?

Seek help: You're a minor and reporting significant gastrointestinal symptoms. Let your parents know, but based on what you describe, you should probably see your pediatrician. Your symptoms could be related to food borne illness, but also related to any of the number of viruses that cause GI symptoms or other infections of the abdominal cavity like appendicitis. Don't wait to seek help. ...Read more

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I had 3 alcoholic drinks and ate food around 3am today i woke up Vomiting 3 to 6 times back pain sore throat. Alcohol or food poisoning or flu maybe ?

I had 3 alcoholic drinks and ate food around 3am today i woke up Vomiting 3 to 6 times back pain sore throat. Alcohol or food poisoning or flu maybe ?

Gastroenteritis: Most commonly this is due to a transient viral infection, but with the history you provide any of the things you were guessing about may have occurred. It is not something that can be diagnosed long distance. Good luck and I hope this clears up quickly. ...Read more

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Sick 48h after eating, can it be food poisoning?

Yes: Yes, some food-borne bacterial infections, such as salmonella, shigella, or campylobacter, can take that long to cause diarrhea. But it's very difficult--almost impossible--to determine what food you got sick from unless other became sick as well. You presumably have eaten more recently than 48 hours ago, and anything you ate during that time could have made you sick. ...Read more

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When after eating can food poisoning symptoms start?

When after eating can food poisoning symptoms start?

Depends: Different posions have different lag periods. Strong acids and alkali act immediately. Low dose arsenic poisioning may not be evident for months or years; a lot more are inbetween. What poison do you have in mind? ...Read more

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How long after eating tainted food could I get sick from food poisoning?

How long after eating tainted food could I get sick from food poisoning?

The meal after next: Food can go bad from a number of germs, which have onset of varying times. A rule of thumb I use is the meal after next-of you ate something bad for breakfast you will have diarrhea around dinner-time. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of food poisoning and how long after eating untill symptoms show up?

What are the symptoms of food poisoning and how long after eating untill symptoms show up?

Gi Distress: A variety of symptoms but usually nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. They can start as rapidly as 30 minutes or several days. Once the symptoms start, one commonly feels better in 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Would it be possible for someone to display symptoms of food poisoning days after eating questionable food?

Yes: It depends on the agent causing food poisoning, some chemicals may have delayed response, e.g., arsenic, some infections have an incubation period of days. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent food poisoning after eating contaminated food?

Not possible: The definition of food poisoning can be difficult since there are many possible causes for GI illness related to contaminated foods, some of which are related to preformed toxins from bacteria, some to the bacteria themselves, some to toxic materials in the food products. If you develop symptoms be sure and remember what you ate and when and where. Good luck. ...Read more

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Food poisoning. My mild symptoms started 2 hours after dinner, full blown 4 hours after. It's been 10, i'm still sick, but is grandson safe?

Food poisoning. My mild symptoms started 2 hours after dinner, full blown 4 hours after. It's been 10, i'm still sick, but is grandson safe?

See Doctor: Gi symptoms present for so many days require md visit to examine and decide treatment hand washing usually prevents spreading infections to other people. Extreme care in hand washing especially preparing food for others is essential. ...Read more

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How soon after eating bad food would you start feeling the pain of food poisoning or salmonella?

Toxins-min to hrs: Scombroid reaction can occur is minutes- symptoms include facial flushing and sweating, peppery taste about the mouth, dizziness, palpitations, nausea and ha. Ciguatera poisioning is caused by eating certain reef fish contaminated with dinoflagellates toxins. Gi (n, v, diarrhea) and neurological (numbness, dizziness, ataxia) symptoms occur a few hours after ingestion. ...Read more

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I threw up the day after eating at a mexican restaurant, could it be food poisoning?

I threw up the day after eating at a mexican restaurant, could it be food poisoning?

Could be: Food poisoning may be due to chemicals; microbial toxin and live micro-organisms. Please consult this site for more info.
http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more