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Clean Freezer Meat Sick Breathing
I had to clean out a freezer with 1 year old rotting meat. Could I get sick from breathing around it?
Rotten meat: Use mask and gloves. Wash your hands properly after disposing the meat. ...Read more
If my freezer door was open a crack all night, what meats should I eat first? Have frost, not soft.
No damage done: Eat whatever you have a taste for. No damage was done by leaving the freezer door open a crack especially since the meat is still hard, meaning its still frozen. ...Read more
My freezer was left cracked open slightly all night. If the meat was still cold and there were ice crystals on the packaging is the food bad?
Should be fine...: If it was still cold it should fine. If you leave the meat at room temp that is when germs may grow on your meat. ...Read more
How long cn frozen meat & fish be left out of the freezer for? Left out for 10 mins but also transported for around 15 minutes. Cool day. Still safe?
Frozen meat/ fish:
Was the fish/ meat still frozen to touch after 25 minutes? Was it cold? In general 25 minutes outside of the freezer /refrigerator on a cool day should not have significant pathologic effects. If it had thawed and no ice crystals are present do not return it to the freezer. See below f/u/ w/ doc
http://www. Aces. Edu/pubs/docs/H/HE-0471/HE-0471.pdf ...Read more
I have ashma and last night I had problems breathing my neighbor put my head on the freezer to help me breath was that a good thing or not?
My 25 year old husband suffers from sudden sharp heart pains to the point where breathing hurts him. Could his meat based diet be the cause?
I had an auto accident one year ago flail chest I continue to have labored breathing, pain, pain (feels like meat fork when I lay down)?
See your doctor: If you are having significant breathing issues, you should see your physician. ...Read more
I recently did some cleaning with bleach, after breathing some fumes in while I cleaned I became mildly light headed and felt a bit sick to the stomach should I be worried?
Likely ok: Since most people do recover. In the future, you need to avoid using too much bleach (if unavoidable) especially in a closed environment. ...Read more
Vegan Diet does not include Meat and Dairy possibly due to their beliefs about animal protein or their unpleasant experience from eating meat.
If they are happy with their habit and getting Balanced Diet, they will not eat meat.
Some Vegans avoid going to restaurants serving meat, and not eating with those who are eating meat.
Some Vegans can become uncomfortable and feel tense if they eat meat ...Read more
Not enough: Interesting question. While it might be state specific, health departments don't test ice for bacteria and fungus, and they only do a visual inspection. The requirement to pass is the ice machines must be maintained enough to be clean at sight and touch. Freezing does not necessarily kill organisms, and dangerous bacteria and fungi have been found in ice from restaurants. Bagged ice may be safer. ...Read more
Can I get sick from eating a vegetable that was in a hot pot of raw meat before the meat was fully cooked at an Asian restaurant?
May: Be if it is laden with a lot of fat from heated meat. ...Read more
After being in the freezer at work for an hour I stand in the oven to warm up, my friends say sudden temperature changes makes you sick is this true?
No, but: You do risk burning tissues if the cold is bad enough to make the nerves numb. ...Read more
I've been eating overcooked food (meat included) sometimes burnt for the past 6 months. I have heard this can cause cancer and am worried sick. Can it?
Relax: There have been studies of the chemicals produced by burning food that are known cancer causing agents. However, there have been no studies to date that shows that eating burnt food causes cancer. You would have to eat a very large amount of burnt food to be affected. Maybe cut back on the amount of burnt food eaten to be on the safe side, but stop worrying. ...Read more
Undigested food: It is common for some food products to not completely digest. You may see particles that are difficult for the body to break down in your stool and should not be alarmed. ...Read more
What does it mean?: It may be a good thing. Your personal icon here is animals. You may be a person who is very sensitive about animal welfare and may choose to avoid meat. Especially in this era of factory farming, it is the moral high ground. Just be tactful with those of us who love the aroma of a steak. ...Read more
Nothing.: As long as they are prepared properly, eating cat, dog, or monkey meat is no different than eating any of the meats that we more commonly consume. It is mostly societal custom that determines this. For example, most in India would not consume cow meat and in Peru eating guinea pig is fairly common. ...Read more
Romano-catholic rules:. We have Lent (18 feb-5apr 2015). We cant eat meat every Wed and Fri during it. Would a big Easter meal make me sick?
No sickness: You will be fine to take big Easter meal enjoy Easter meal. Your digestive system remains normal even when you eat lentils and meat on different days. ...Read more
You may not get sick: It depends on the state of meat before you ate. If the meat was from a healthy animal that was slaughtered and processed hygienically, you may not suffer any ill-effects. If these conditions are not met, illnesses range from gastro-enterititis within hours to parasitic infestations that may take years to express. ...Read more
Can there be a connection to recently getting ill from meat and severe reaction to my antibiotics?
Can there be a connection to recently getting ill from meat & having a severe reaction to antibiotics?
Maybe: If your "ill from meat" problem involved diarrhea, then yes. Most antibiotics kill "friendly" bacteria that live in your intestines (in addition to "bad" germs causing infection). Result of death of "friendly bacteria" is usually diarrhea. If you recently had an infectious diarrhea, your intestines are going to be more sensitive to other disruptions like antibiotics. ...Read more
Can I get toxo by eating a piece of chocolate which was on a surface that had previously been cleaned with a cloth that had touched raw meat?
It's possible!: There are many possible pathogens in raw meat which could contaminate a surface and your chocolate in this way, including Toxoplasmosis, Escherichia coli, Shigella, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes. Food hygiene is always very important. I remain available to consult with you on HealthTap. Have a nice day! ...Read more
I have hep c. I have not been exposed to any way of transmission. I think I got sick from eating raw meat and that derived to hep. C. What can I do?
See liver specialist: Hepatitis c therapy has improved tremendously over the past couple years, and there are many newer therapies being studied currently that might be available within the next 18 months, leading to better cure rates. I recommend you go see a liver specialist to discuss your options. ...Read more
Me and my boyfriend had sex then I had beat his meat then bout 30 mins later his sick had swellen up can u tell me the outcome because he is very worr?
Swelling: If he's not circumcised there could be swelling and inflammation of the foreskin brought on by trauma. If he's circumcised the head of the penis could be inflamed (balanitis)instead from the vigorous activity. A yeast infection can cause swelling also but not usually suddenly. If there is no pain, trouble urinating or prolonged erection the swelling should recede with avoidance of trauma or sex ...Read more
I eat the same food as my gf but every time she eats meat she starts vomiting abt 30min later \u0026 is sick for 3 days and meat makes it worse. I'm fine what's making her so sick? She doesn't purge
Food causes vomiting: Your friend probably has an allergy or severe sensitivity to some food probably a meat protein. Keep tract of what she eats and when she gets sick. Stop any suspicious food and try to eliminate the culprit. If you cannot pinpoint the culprit see an allergist to help you. ...Read more
Contamination: It can become contaminated with pathogenic organisms. ...Read more
Lately when I have been eating meat of any kind I feel very sick and can't eat anything else. Why is this?
Hard to say: I would suggest you see your doctor...Could be nothing or this could be the beginning of a more serious issue. ...Read more
Haven't eaten meat in years, would like to try again. Will it make me sick? What is safest way to start adding it back into my diet?
Balanced Vegetarian Diet with vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts and dairy products is healthy.
One kind of Vegetarian Diet is not for every one's liking.
Some vegetarians eat fish for Protein as they think that there is not enough Protein in vegetarian Diet
In reality, needs of Protein intake are met by grains, lentils, beens
nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese and nuts.
Fish will not make their body sick. ...Read more
My 4 year old ate ice cream, accidentally left out last night while cleaning out the freezer. It was out all night and all day. Should we panic?
Random irregular Pain in left chest & Weak and sick feeling in whole body in a 18 year male who gets irregular exercise & high regular intake of meat?
There are many: Potential causes for your symptoms which are unlikely to be related to you heart. You would benefit from a change in diet, more exercise and a thorough evaluation by a health care professional. Counseling might also be of benefit. Get to it now before this pattern is established for your whole life and you thereby shorten it! ...Read more
If a person touched/prepared raw meat, then touched food that I ate without washing hands - could I get sick?
I cooked ground beef. But sink and utensils have red meat/blood on them. Chances of e. Coli? How do I clean kitchen after cooking red meat?
My son is allmost 17 an everytime he eats red meats he feels bad sick he is tall like 6 foot an has lost 40 pounds in 2 months he been checked fine no?
More investigation: If it is only red meat that causes the symptoms then focus on other sources of protein like chicken, pork, turkey and fish. That much weight loss without change in diet suggests some type of problem. Some medications like stimulants can suppress appetite and conditions like anxiety can also decrease appetite. Keep track of daily calories to see if consuming what is needed for height and weight. ...Read more
Why do I get sick from red meat? I stopped eating red meat about a year and a half ago. Just a personal choice. It started to make me sick to smell, see, or think about it so I just stopped. I eat it sometimes in little bits if its in a salad or a pizza b
This is very interesting. I don't have the answers for you, but here are some thoughts. You could be reacting to hormones and antibiotics that are fed to cattle. Maybe you are not able to handle the high fat content of the red meat. You could have a red meat food intollerance.
You could be have a strong pyschological reaction to ingesting red meat. The next thought is more theoretical. Maybe your body is not making as many of the enzymes required to break down red meats, because it didn't need to for so long. It will be interesting to see what ideas other doctors who answer this question have. ...Read more
What are the advantages and disadvantages of red meat? I've been told that if you're sick you should eat protein, particularly red meat. I find this doubtful. Isn't the best thing fruits and vegetables as it normally is? Can you tell me how meat is benefi
I have a rash on my left boob and it burns and smells like old meat I keep it clean but it keeps comming back and it hurts what can I do?
See MD: See your dermatologist. Sounds like you need a diagnosis and correct treatment right away. Pain and burning and smell are not good symptoms. Get appt. Soon. ...Read more
How lower total cholesterol and lower ldl? I eat clean no red meat, no flour, no grease! What am I doing wrong?
Diet and Exercise:
You're already doing the right thing with diet by avoiding read meat and grease. Often genetics cause you to have higher levels of bad cholesterol (ldl), so you're not necessarily doing anything wrong.
Starting an exercise program, under your doctors supervision, may help improve, your good cholesterol (hdl), and thus offset the bad. ...Read more
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