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Can You Have Food Poisoning Without Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Yes: This is a very good question. It's fairly common for lactose intolerance that's genetically programmed to be unmasked after a bowel infection, and even if you're not going to be lactose-intolerant long-term, it can take a while for the disaccharidase molecules to be restored on the cells of the small intestine. ...Read more
Do youuhave to have diarrhea when you have food poising or can it be food poisioning if your just vomiti g but no sign of diarrahea?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food poisoning: Why would you even think about food poisoning if you do not have GI symptoms? Even when there is nausea and vomiting it may be very difficult to determine the actual cause unless the foodstuff is still available or the health department is doing an epidemiologic investigation of a food product or a restaurant. ...Read more
Sure!: Oh, sure, why not? Seriously, yes, you can. Sometimes though the diarrhea follows a few days later, just to make things more special. Keep well hydrated, consider a probiotic, and keep foods simple. Consult a doc if dehydration occurs, or if vomiting isn't stopping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food poisoning / flu: Food poisoning & 'stomach flu' both irritate the stomach lining & produce similar symptoms. Initial treatment is the same - primarily hydration. Drink clear liquids for the first 24 hours, rest and avoid eating regular food until regular liquids and soft bland foods are tolerated. If significant fever, weakness , dehydration of blood occur, or if symptoms persist, should see a doctor. ...Read more
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How do you know if you have stomach/intestinal parasites? Could i get them from eating fast food or in restaurants?
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I want to know what kind of food born illness would cause vomiting, nausea and cramps ONLY, but NO diarrhoea? Can you list some pathogens please?
Depends on type of: Food poisoning. Toxic type poisoning, e.g. From staphylococcal toxin are usually self limited, those due to infection vary in their course. If you have had diarrhea for three or more days, it would be prudent to see your doctor. You may try an anti-motility over the counter drug such as immodium. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more
Gastritis: Without knowing what your specific symptoms are and without a history, physical and possibly labs it is impossible to really know what is going on, but you might try some peptobismol. If this keeps up would suggest seeing a doctor. Hope it clears up soon. ...Read more
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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