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Bad Mayonnaise Food Poisoning
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
Ate a bad string cheese 2 days ago & have food poisoning. Worse today. Should I avoid hurling or let it happen and get whatever it is out? Hydrating.
Just let it happen.: Just let whatever happens happens. You're not going to feel well for maybe a couple more days, but don't make yourself vomit as (a) it won't help and (b) you can give yourself a tear in your esophagus, which of course would not be good.
What if I discover that what I just ate went bad long ago, what's there to do to avoid food poisoning/reduce the severity of the symptoms?
Fluids: Drink plenty of fluids to flush the system. If you do get food poisoning symptoms (usually within a few hours) homeopathic arsenicum is awesome for helping alleviate symptoms.
It varies...: ...anywhere from a few hours to 5 days, depending on the particular bacteria that might contaminate undercooked or spoiled chicken. But there's no point in doing anything before symptoms start. Just contact your doctor if you develop vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, or fever. Most food poisoning isn't very serious, so it's safe to sit tight and wait for symptoms.See 1 more doctor answer
I ate a very small piece of bad (sour/off) feta. Didn't know it was off until I tasted and swallowed it! What are my chances of getting food poisoning? I'm having surgery tomorrow so really scared!
I just had a bout of food poisoning and suffered bad migraine headaches, could those headaches be caused by the food poisoning?
Yes: Food poisoning can release a lot of toxins into the body. The mechanism is inflammation of the gut which can make the gut lining "leaky" allowing those toxins into the body. Gut health is the source of overall health - if your gut is inflammed so will be your body - rashes, joint pains, headaches, fibromyalgia, etc. Start a good probiotic like florajen 2 x daily to rebuild your healthy gut flora!See 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend had bad case of food poisoning. He doesn't remember doing certain things like driving home or taking shower. Is that just from being sick?
Not from food poison: These are not normal symptoms of food poisoning unless he is extremely sick. He would be in the hospital if he were that sick. He may have ingested something else in his food. I would follow up with his primary doctor if symptoms persist.
I think I had food poisoning contracted two days ago from eating a reheated curry. The vomitting and diarrhoea stopped however I have bad wind still and the constant feeling I need to be sick. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to help it?
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.See 4 more doctor answers
Can wasabi peas go bad and cause food poisoning? Ate some for first time ever, already were sitting in cupboard for while. Felt flu-ish next few days
Not food poisoning: Dried foods like wasabi peas are an unlikely cause of food poisoning, and "flu-ish" symptoms don't suggest it. The main symptoms of food poisoning are gastrointestinal -- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. And food poison symptoms generally clear up on their own within 1-2 days. Almost certainly your symptoms have nothing to do with the wasabi peas. See a doctor if they continue or become severe.
Have not pooped for 3 days now. Just had bad food poisoning the past day. Been vomiting a lot. Is there something wrong?
Can a person get food poisoning from only 1 bite of contaminated food? Took 1 bite of sandwich and it was really bad. Spit most of it out but not all.
Possible...: Possible........but it depends on your immune system.
Bad gas: Flatuence (gas) can be a common symptom after a gastrointestinal infection. This can last several days after other symptoms resolve. If you need to try something to help relieve your symptoms, there are many gas relief medicines over the counter. Gas-x or beano are a couple.
Can you get food poisoning just from smelling bad chicken? Can the germs get you sick through your nose?
My gf ate bad chinese food and has been throwing up for the past 30-45 minutes. Probably food poisoning. She is now resting w/ some pain. What can I do?
UR probably right...: About the food poisoning, which should run its course if your girlfriend is otherwise a young healthy woman. However, if she can't keep down liquids, has unremitting vomiting, has fever, symptoms evolve and worsen, or she sees blood with vomitus or diarrhea she will need medical attention soon.See 2 more doctor answers
Dizzy, nausa, keep using bathroom, Bad right side pain, stomachpain, Can it just be asign of food poisoning? If it's is there something to stop the pain?
Sure, but I see...: ...that you have asked this question multiple times in the last 12 hours and I'm concerned. Pain is not to be ignored particularly if persistent. If you are in significant distress, please seek medical evaluation for the correct diagnosis and treatment. I wish you well.
Food poisoning in turkey 4 days ago. Bad diarrhoea bit omitting and vertigo. I'm still getting diarrhoea, how long do I wait before taking norfloxacin?
See a doctor: Do not start yourself on antibiotics without seeing a professional and establishing a diagnosis. Antibiotics are not harmless.
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