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Doctor insights on: Chicken Liver Food Poisoning

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Could I get food poisoning/salmonella from other meats, other than chicken?

Could I get food poisoning/salmonella from other meats, other than chicken?

Salmonella: Salmonella is a bacteria that is not specific to any particular meat, fruit or vegetable. More common in poulty, but can be aquired in any food item that has been exposed. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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I accidentally ate raw chicken. How do I prevent food poisoning?

I accidentally ate raw chicken. How do I prevent food poisoning?

Nothing to do now: There is a low risk of getting an infection, but since you have already eaten the meat there is nothing for you to do. If there were to be a problem it would likely happen within a few hours. ...Read more

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

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

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How long could chicken food poisoning take to kick in?

How long could chicken food poisoning take to kick in?

Depends: There is not specific "chicken food poisoning". The common food borne illness is likely to be salmonella infection that may 1-7 days. Food contaminated by preformed staphylococcal toxin can start in a couple of hours. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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How long does it take to notice food poisoning symptoms from eating bad chicken?

It varies...: ...anywhere from a few hours to 5 days, depending on the particular bacteria that might contaminate undercooked or spoiled chicken. But there's no point in doing anything before symptoms start. Just contact your doctor if you develop vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, or fever. Most food poisoning isn't very serious, so it's safe to sit tight and wait for symptoms. ...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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Need expert opinion as to what birth control pills I can take that's not harsh to the liver? I've had once a jaundice because of food poisoning

Need expert opinion as to what birth control pills I can take that's not harsh to the liver? I've had once a jaundice because of food poisoning

Try one: The liver has a really good ability to recover from illness. If your liver function tests are normal now, see you physician and try one pill with close observation of liver function blood test results. ...Read more

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Can suffering a recent bout of food poisoning acquired in a new environment i.E. The west african continent; carry lifelong effects? Abdomen bloated.

Can suffering a recent bout of food poisoning acquired in a new environment i.E. The west african continent; carry lifelong effects? Abdomen bloated.

No it should not.: Follow up with ur dr for any lingering symptom. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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Will flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) help with the food poisoning cramping of my abdomen?

Dr. Paul Kim Dr. Kim
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Will flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) help with the food poisoning cramping of my abdomen?

Probably not: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a general muscle relaxant used for spasms in skeletal muscles....So mainly striated muscles that are under voluntary control....

However, the spasms that you are experiencing from food poisoning are more related to smooth muscle controlled by the autonomic system.....

There are antispasmodics used for the GI system...You should consult your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get food poisining from a chicken tamale?

How long does it take to get food poisining from a chicken tamale?

Food poisoning: If the chicken is undercooked and contaminated with salmonella or other bacteria, it only takes as long as 1 bite to get food poisoning. Your GI system will generally let you know about it within the next 24-48 hours -- can be sooner. Http://tinyurl. Com/n2mhjxf. ...Read more

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Can gas pain due to food poisining cause intenstin cramps, side cramps & back cramps? I feel bloated on my left abdomen : (

Yes: Retained and trapped gas can be very painful...Especially if caused by underlying food poisoning. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible food poisioning my wife and I ate at a new mexican diner on friday night. Withih 2 huors, we both were acheing, fever, bloated, gas, abdomen cramps and have been going to the bathroom very few hours since. Please advise

Possible food poisioning my wife and I ate at a new mexican diner on friday night. Withih 2 huors, we both were acheing, fever, bloated, gas, abdomen cramps and have been going to the bathroom very few hours since. Please advise

As: As you surmise, this may be food poisoning. The best course of action is to stay hydrated and see if it will pass. This may also be a GI virus. If your symptoms don't seem to be resolving by tomorrow I would contact your physician for guidance. ...Read more

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How does food poisoning spread?

How does food poisoning spread?

By what you eat: Food poisoning doesn't spread from person to person. Rather, bacteria or virus is eaten which causes a reaction in your body. Everyone who eats the same food has similar reaction i.e. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, etc. ...Read more

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How can I treat food poisoning?

How can I treat food poisoning?

Symptomatically: For the most part. Although some causes of foodborne gastroenteritis should not be treated with anti-diarrheal meds despite diarrhea because shigella and e. Coli o157 can be made worse. Remember some foodborne diseases are not specifically gastrointestinal such as botulism and amnestied shellfish poisoning and scombroid fish poisoning. ...Read more

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How do you treat food poisoning?

How do you treat food poisoning?

Fluids, maybe meds: Supportive care, fluids, brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, tea), maybe meds. Not always antibiotics; be careful using antidiarrheals-can retain the germ. Probiotics can be helpful. Contact md if prolonged, fever, bleeding, can't keep things down or in. ...Read more

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What to do about food poisoning?

FOOD POISONING: Avoid uncooked food and tapwater. Well cooked kills bacteria and spores. Take extra precautions while traveling to underdeveloped regions in the world. ...Read more

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How can you fight food poisoning?

Be cautious: Of where st what you eat. When you eat out make sure your trust the food preparation and staff hygiene. Avoid ordering raw or under cooked foods. At home wash your produce well. Don't use the same cutting boards for meats as you do veggies. Wash your cutlery well. Cook your food thoroughly. ...Read more

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Who is at risk for food poisoning?

Who is at risk for food poisoning?

Everyone: Food poisoning can affect anyone. However, the very young and old are at higher risk, as are anyone with a compromised immune system. ...Read more

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How can you contract food poisoning?

How can you contract food poisoning?

Eating bad food: Food poisoning can come from eating food contaminated with bacteria usually. The most likely culprits are foods that have set out too long. Be especially careful with foods that contain mayonnaise on a buffet or family picnic that have set out awhile. Always remember to wash your fresh foods before you eat them. This will lessen the chance that you will contract a food borne illness. ...Read more

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What can be done for food poisoning?

Depends on the type: Of "poison". The preventive issues and clinical features and treatments vary depending on if the food poisoning is due to live micro-organisms, bacterial toxins, or chemical poisons. See this site for more information.

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002618/. ...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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How do I know if I had food poisoning?

How do I know if I had food poisoning?

Vomiting, diarrhea.: If you have vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, chills, you may have food poisoning. ...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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Nutrition (Definition)

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