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Can You Get Sick Eating Moldy Bread
Molds consist of airborn spores and spreading forms (hyphae) growing on surfaces. Several species are black including stachybotrys and aspergillus. Black mold ingestion has been associated with a toxic syndrome with brain and blood disorders. Most patients do not ingest black mold so the correlation with their ...Read more
Possibly: One potential source could be rancid butter on the popcorn. ...Read more
Sure.: Was the food cooked well enough? We're the coals or gas hot enough to cook the food all the way through? Was the grill cleaned from the last use? Was the food to close to charcoal briquettes allowing for some residue to get onto the food? Did the food sit out for a long time after it was cooked on the grill? ...Read more
How do you know if you have stomach/intestinal parasites? Could i get them from eating fast food or in restaurants?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly : Muktuk, or the skin and blubber of whale or narwhals, is high in Vitamin C, D, and A. Large ingestions over a period of time can lead to hypervitaminosis A, a serious, but treatable, affliction. Nowadays, however, fairly high level of PCBs have been found in muktuk. All things in moderation, but I'll take the sushmi... ...Read more
Moldy sauce: You may develop gastrointestinal upset if anything, but no allergic symptoms. ...Read more
Anisakiasis: Anisakiasis is the principal "worm" infestation of the stomach, caused by ingesting anisakis larvae in raw or undercooked fish. Within a few hours, there is severe upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting (relieved after endoscopic removal of worm). As you know, raw fish (sushi, sashimi) are increasingly popular--choose carefully your source of fish (farm raised, not wild caught) & food preparer. ...Read more
No: Food allergy can present at any times in your life. Eating certain foods everyday does not increase your risk of getting allergy to that particular food. Instead, you have a higher risk of getting food allergy if you have other atopic diseases like allergic rhinitis, asthma, urticaria, eczema, and other food allergies.... ...Read more
No but why?: Why would you put yourself at risk using bacon obviously spoiled. The vapors from this are harmless although possibly irritation if inhaled too deeply or steadily. But i suggest spoiled bacon should be put in compost or discarded. ...Read more
NO: Mold is ubiquitous in all of our foods. Even food that do not appear moldy actually have some level of mold on them. Mold is essentially fungus. And fungal meningitis occurs among individuals who are usually immunocompromised (hiv patients, bone marrow transplant patients etc.). You will not get meningitis from eating a moldy apple if you are healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I DONT have an eating disorder, but when I eat meat, or food you can get food poisoning from, I panic then feel sick, what is this?
Anxiety disorder?: Although I do not think you have an eating disorder based on your symptoms, it does sound as though you may have some kind of anxiety disorder associated with eating. I think seeing your primary care doctor is a good initial step. Depending on what he thinks, he may refer you to a counselor or try medication. If this is been going on a while, do not delay getting treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
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