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Can you get food poisoning from ice cream?

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

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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Stomach pains after eating ice cream. Its been 3 days now and it's still going. Is this food poisoning?

Stomach pains after eating ice cream. Its been 3 days now and it's still going. Is this food poisoning?

Unusual: Unless you got a parasite infection, this has lasted unusually long for food poisoning. See your doctor if this lasts much longer. ...Read more

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How many hours does it take to get food poisining with ice cream? (chocolate ice cream)

How many hours does it take to get food poisining with ice cream? (chocolate ice cream)

Food poisoning: The major bacteria to cause food poisoning from cream products is staph aureus, and this usually has an incubation period of 8-12 hours. Have never really seen food poisoning with ice cream as a source. ...Read more

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Is it rare for ice cream to cause food poisining? I haven't heard that you can get posining with ice cream people say you can?

Is it rare for ice cream to cause food poisining? I haven't heard that you can get posining with ice cream people say you can?

Uncommon, possible: Most food poisoning is associated with other types of foods, but there is a bacteria called listeria that survives very well at freezing temperatures that can cause food poisoning, and it can be found in ice cream. ...Read more

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How long does it take for food poisining to show up with chocolate ice cream?

How long does it take for food poisining to show up with chocolate ice cream?

If acute - Hours: If acute food poisoning, you would start feeling ill with in the hour or so after ingesting the food. ...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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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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What to do when you get food poisoning from a food fair?

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 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 pizza left out on the counter (in the box) overnight? What about a couple days?

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 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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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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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 couscous?

Yes: Any food can be contaminated by bacteria, toxins or chemicals. ...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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What to do if I think I had food poisoning but not sure if you can get it from tuna?

Yes: Tuna may be contaminated with bacteria like any other food. In addition long term high consumption of tuna may cause mercury poisoning. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering if it is likely I will get food poisoning or if it's not really a common thing?

At some point in: Your life, you'll probably be exposed to some compromised food. But remember "food poisoning" comes in all shades of severity; sometimes so mild you may just have some mild stomach upset and loose stool for a day or so, to as severe death. Just try to make sure you optimize your food hygiene at home and eat out a restaurants you trust. Avoid undercooked foods unless you really trust them. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of food poisoning?

Depends on the cause: Food poisoning may be due bacterial toxins like staphylocoocal toxin, botulism, bacterial and viral infections and chemical contaminats. Treatment depend on the probably cause. ...Read more

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Will I get food poisoning if I've eaten raw chicken?

Possible: But not definite. Not much you can do if you've already consumed it, mostly just monitor for any symptoms of gastrointestinal upset like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Food Poisoning (Definition)

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