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What should I do if I have soda from september 2001, if I drink it will I die or get food poisoning?

What should I do if I have soda from september 2001, if I drink it will I die or get food poisoning?

I can't predict: Exactly what would happen but I will strongly encourage you not to drink a soda if it's recommended consumption date was in 2001. Soda is not exactly like a fine wine that is being aged. ...Read more

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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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Iwas 15 when I had a food poisoning by drinking water from an unclean place is it the reason why I don't gain weight and I don't get taller anymore?

Iwas 15 when I had a food poisoning by drinking water from an unclean place is it the reason why I don't gain weight and I don't get taller anymore?

Unlikely: A single bout of food poisoning 4 years ago is less likely related to failure to grow or gain weight. A more thorough history and exam is required to give you more answers. Please see your doctor as soon as you can. Cheers. ...Read more

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Is oatmeal okay to give my fiance, he has food poisoning and I been making sure he's drinking water but I don't know what he can eat while recovering.

Is oatmeal okay to give my fiance, he has food poisoning and I been making sure he's drinking water but I don't know what he can eat while recovering.

Yes: It's a pretty bland food, and as long as he can keep it down, should be a fine choice. Hope he gets to feeling better! ...Read more

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Is it common to drink only water the day after vomiting from food poisoning?

Is it common to drink only water the day after vomiting from food poisoning?

Fluids: Generally fluids with electrolyte composition are best. They help to restore any losses you may have had and help to repair the bowel. All the best. ...Read more

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After what I thought was a severe bout of food poisoning 5 months ago, I can no longer tolerate alcohol. Used to be able to drink 2-3 pints of beer.

After what I thought was a severe bout of food poisoning 5 months ago, I can no longer tolerate alcohol. Used to be able to drink 2-3 pints of beer.

Good for you!: Consider a stroke of good luck that you cannot take alcohol. Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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Should you drink pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) if you have food poisoning?

Should you drink pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) if you have food poisoning?

Depends: Food poisoning is due to many causes, like chemical contamination, biological toxins and infection. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) may provide symptomatic relief but will not address the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Got sleepy and nauseated after drinking instant three-in-one coffee (the one complete with sugar and cream.)is this food poisoning? Food contamination?

Got sleepy and nauseated after drinking instant three-in-one coffee (the one complete with sugar and cream.)is this food poisoning? Food contamination?

Sleepy.: Usually not poisoning. Large amount liquid drinking, especially hot liquid with high protein and sugar inside, might trigger your gastric congestion, more blood mobilized to digest and absorb the liquid or food. That might induce your brain relatively decrease blood supplement and cause you sleepy. No need worry, in most cases that is normal ...Read more

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I have been throwin up since about 2.am. Liquid dairrhea. Hot and cold spells. Quiet dizzy. Trying to drink water but won't stay down. Food poisoning? Went out for dinner last night. Felt fine then.

I have been throwin up since about 2.am. Liquid dairrhea. Hot and cold spells. Quiet dizzy. Trying to drink water but won't stay down. Food poisoning? Went out for dinner last night. Felt fine then.

Could be: Symptomatic treatment would include ibuprofen and paracetamol for pain and fever. Drinking lots of water or sports drinks to keep up with fluid losses are the most important thing. If you are going to try solids try bread, rice, bananas to start and firm up your bowels. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from chili?

Can you get food poisoning from chili?

Yes: Food poisoning can come from any food item. All it takes is enough bacteria to accumulate in the food so that when we eat it our bodies become ill. Generally our bodies will recover in a short period - days to weeks. (but, those can be some pretty miserable days!) use care when storing food or eating/reheating leftovers. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from couscous?

Can you get food poisoning from couscous?

Yes: Any food can be contaminated by bacteria, toxins or chemicals. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from eating old popcorn?

Can you get food poisoning from eating old popcorn?

Possibly: One potential source could be rancid butter on the popcorn. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from rice if you don't cook it properly?

Can you get food poisoning from rice if you don't cook it properly?

Yes: Food poisoning can occur from any improperly prepared food. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from ice?

Can you get food poisoning from ice?

Yes: Not all bacteria, fungi or viruses are killed by ice. That is why when traveling abroad to countries with questionable sanitation, you are told not to drink the water or the ice, bottled or boiled water is the safe, potable form of plain water in those countries. ...Read more

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Could you get food poisoning from chips?

Unlikely but possabl: The dry and salty nature of most chips make them an unlikely source of food poisoning as germs are unlikely to survive for extended periods on this surface. However, the chip bowl may be tainted as well as the hands that put them out. The dip is a more likely source due to the moisture content and mix of nutrients germs love. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from bad squash?

Yes: You can get food poisoning from any bad food. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from the metal in spoons?

What is the metal?: Although it is not food poisoning - if one had a spoon made of lead or another toxic metal - that may adversely affect health. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning off touching a kitchen tap?

Can you get food poisoning off touching a kitchen tap?

Unlikely: Although some organisms responsible for gastrointestinal infection may reside in water on a kitchen tap you would have to have your mouth on the tap and be swallowing large amounts of material containing organisms in order to be infected. This is very unlikely. ...Read more

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What to do when you get food poisoning from a food fair?

Hydration: Stay hydrated, sports drinks like gatorade are the best to use, if any fever, blood in stool or vomit, or if you can't keep fluids down, or if symptoms persist for more than 48 hrs seek medical help. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from ice cream?

From anything: You can get food poisioning from any contaminated product. Or ice cream if it melted and then refroze. Ice cream, while delicious, can be very aggravating to a system sensitive to dairy and one can get food poisoning like symptoms from a food allergy. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from pizza left out on the counter (in the box) overnight? What about a couple days?

Food Poisoning: Definitely are more at risk as food borne bacteria have the chance to proliferate at a higher rate at room temperature. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning just from smelling bad chicken? Can the germs get you sick through your nose?

No: Food poisoning requires ingestion of the bacteria into your mouth and stomach. The odor may cause nausea but should not cause an actual illness. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning from eating food cooked on a grill near meat if you are vegetarian for years? Sudden body aches like flu next day

Can you get food poisoning from eating food cooked on a grill near meat if you are vegetarian for years? Sudden body aches like flu next day

Hmmmm...?: If you are asking whether your food, touching meat on a grill, would make you sick, simply because you are a vegetarian, I'd have to say no. On the other hand, if several other people at your cookout got sick too, it could be food poisoning. Expect some vomiting and/or diarrhea. More likely, with your symptoms, the infection you've been exposed to is viral, not food-borne. Get rest and fluids! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get food poisoning from marshmellows?

Sure: Not likely, but it is possible. Anything you ingest that is tainted with bacteria may cause "food poisoning.". ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

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Food Poisoning (Definition)

Occurs when you swallow food or water that contains bacteria, parasites, viruses, or toxins ...Read more