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Can Food Poisoning Hurt The Baby
Yes: It depends on the type of food poisoning and age and health of the baby. In general, the mom passes the offending organism quickly with little or no harm to herself or the fetus. Some like listeria may not harm moms but can have devastating effects on the fetus. It is wise to eat local or home-cooked foods. Read also: globalization exposes food supply to unsanitary practices http://t.Co/0pdamn7. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doubtful: Food poisoning is a transient stress on the system from which kids will fully recover. I suppose if you were hospitalized for weeks & it profoundly altered your system it might. But I have never seen it or heard of it.Growth is a complex interaction between genetic potential, diet & general health. Expected stature is projected as the average of your parents height +5cm if male & -5cm if female. ...Read more
Depends on mom: Baby is dependent on mom for everything. Anything that puts mom at risk puts the baby at risk. The most severe risk with food poisoning (non-bacterial) is dehydration from vomiting and diarrhea. As long as mom can maintain hydration and a small amount of nutrition, most food poisonous are limited and should resolve quickly without harm to the fetus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leave it alone !: This is irritated and inflamed skin from repeated nose blowing, just try to go easy on the nose until it heals ...Read more
Could be indigestion: Usually food poisoning shows up as either causing extreme vomiting, or diarrhea with abdominal pain. So if your picture is much more mild than this, then chances are high it's not food poisoning. That being the case, you could just have indigestion. You'll know based on how long your symptoms last. So hopefully you have the latter. ...Read more
It can: It's very important to avoid some foods during pregnancy, as they can contain pathogens which can be harmful to the baby. Sushi, other uncooked meats, processed sandwich meats, and alfalfa sprouts are a few examples. If you already have food poisoning, seek medical help and try to be sure to stay well hydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnant and ate a packet of ketchup that was left in a hot car for over a week unopened. Didn't know until after I ate it. Will this hurt my baby? Should I worry about food poisoning? Listeria?
No: If no symptoms would not worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
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