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Ate a burger from a fast food place; about 3 hrs later I began experincing cold like symptoms..Scratchy throat, headache, etc.Is it related 2 what I ate?
No/needs to incubate: An exposure to saliva from touching a doorknob & then your face in the preceding 12-24 hrs likely passed a virus to you. Similar public exposures are also the common source. Studies show the average adult touching their face /nose 6 or more times/hr which brings anything your fingers touch to a location where easy access to your mouth/airway is possible. Frequent hand washing cuts exposures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had diarrhea for 3 days after eating a chicken burger at nations giant hamburgers , is it food poisoning?
Difficult to tell: Without having the burger to test it may simply be a temporal relationship and the diarrhea may actually have been due to something else. Suggest, however, that you call the restaurant and the health department and report the association so that it can be investigated further. Hope you are better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this considered ok to eat everyday for dinner? 2 slices of Boars Head deli cheddar cheese, with 2 slices of Boars Head hickory smoked turkey breast
Dinner: 21 F: Is this considered ok to eat everyday for dinner? 2 slices of Boars Head deli cheddar cheese, with 2 slices of Boars Head hickory smoked turkey breast. ANS: Every day all your life not very healthy. Look at sodium content of it on label. goal for a whole day should be <1,500 mg if you or family have HTN. You may be getting all of this for dinner. Especially if you add salt so it tastes good. ...Read more
Just diagnosed 6mm basilar artery aneurysm, mra done lastnight top of neck is swollen severe headache one of the worst entire head pounding what shoul
Diplopia:-mri brain isch chngs & infarcts. Now thirsty esp at night & constant salty taste in mouth. Could mini stroke be cause or what else?
Yes, no, maybe so: "mri brain isch chngs & infarcts" isn't specific enough. The isch chngs & infarcts can't be just anywhere. Diplopia from strokes tends to improve at least partly; is yours? As for thirsty esp at night & constant salty taste in mouth: Strokes don't cause that. My guess is it's a med side effect, maybe the bisoprolol. Avoid "ministroke"; the term is so poorly defined it's essentially meaningless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband ate mashed potatoes, gravy, biscuits , fried chicken.Then ate 2 Special K bars. Blood glucose after 3 hours 170. Is that normal?
Does all canned luncheon meat like SPAM harbor listeria? Ate product made with it meant to be cold never warmed. I'm 34w today.
Listeria risks: It can be very difficult to know if a food is contaminated or not with bacteria. For that, mostly, we have to trust the FDA and food inspectors. That said, certain clues can help us avoid foodborne illness. Smell and taste obviously. Also "age" of something after it was opened. Spam direct from can was OK but if it's been in the fridge for a while, toss it. Listeria can grow in the refrigerator. ...Read more
Ate a decent meal consist of rice, bellpepper n beef after about 2 hours since th meal, i drank about 1 mouth full of water, instantly nauseous. Clue?
I have gastroparesis and no gallbladder, just vomited blue green mucus but haven't ate anything but pretzels and a chicken sandwich in 4 days?
Treat Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan). U need eval & Tx. ...Read more
Camping this weekend Very rare steak , medium burgers 30 hrs later bad cramps diarrhea blood mucous in stool. Food poisoning or something else
21w2d pregnant ate cold cooked chicken @ 20w5d & deli turkey was cold on 1st bite but asked to reheat feeling constant braxton hicks. Listeria?
Listeriosis: One can have asymptomatic listerial infection that will affect the fetus. Usda's fsis and the fda tell pregnant women not to eat luncheon or deli meats unless reheated until steaming hot, and to avoid fluid from packages of other foods, utensils, and food preparation sites. This does not mean that you will get it but listeria can cause premature delivery, miscarriage, stillbirths, etc. ...Read more
Had tuna noodles yesterday, tuna was from can, now feel sick is it likely parasite or food poisioning ?
Vomiting, diarrhea, 102 fever, dizziness, headache. Ate a warm chicken burrito the day before and partially cooked eggs the next day. What could be?
Poss. food poisoning: Could be food poisoning. Salmonella infection is caused by drinking unpasteurized milk or by eating undercooked poultry and poultry products such as eggs. Fever, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea are symptoms. These same symptoms could be related to coincidental viral gastroenteritis.Should consult your physician for proper treatment. ...Read more
Gastroenteritis: Yes, if you are feeling better you can eat any of these. ...Read more
I ate meatballs last night I realised were quite undercooked in the center. Should I be worried about food poisoning or parasites? Take measures?
Undercooked meat: Although it is possible to get food poisoning or parasites from undercooked meat, it is unlikely that this will occur with any one particular event. There are no particular measures that you need to take at this time as long as you're feeling well. See your doctor if you have a new particular symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
Diplopia:-mri brain isch chngs & infarcts now thirsty esp at night & constant salty taste in mouth. Could mini stroke be cause or taste disturbance ?
Neurologist didn't reassure me!said probably ischemic stroke on left cordate that i was getting older! i was 46 then.Can MRI say definite ischemic! ?
Pretty much: Sometimes it is not possible to reassure. Facts must be presented to the patient so they can have an understanding of what is going on with them. Age is one factor that may contribute to your stroke. Others include genetics, smoking and oral contraceptive use history. Mri is the gold standard for stroke evaluation. If it indicated stroke is ischemic then it almost certainly is. ...Read more
Multiple options: The best idea is to stop migraines from developing. Preventive treatments include: medications, procedures-botox, nutritional supplements, increased exercise, and avoidance of migraine triggers. Treatments once a migraine develops include nsaid's (motrin), triptans (sumatriptan) amount others. There is not, to my knowledge, a specific treatment for basilar migraine. Get help-neurologist. ...Read more