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I've been suffering from food poisoning since Saturday, fever/chills passed but diarrhoea still here after 6 days - should I seek help?

I've been suffering from food poisoning since Saturday, fever/chills passed but diarrhoea still here after 6 days - should I seek help?

Seek immediate care: You must be examined and treated before you develop electrolyte imbalance or dehydration. I suggest immediate evaluation today at ER or UC clinic. ...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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Can I tell my primary school students that typhoid fever is equal to salmonella food poisoning?

Can I tell my primary school students that typhoid fever is equal to salmonella food poisoning?

No: No. Salmonella is a common cause of food-borne diarrhea in the U.S. Typhoid fever, caused by a specific of salmonella, is rarely seen in non-travelers, and causes a more systemic illness. People with typhoid have fever and belly pain, but often don't have diarrhea. ...Read more

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My niece who's 3 has been throwing up almost for 12 hours. No fever, no food poisoning. She can't even get any medicine she throws up. What can it be?

My niece who's 3 has been throwing up almost for 12 hours. No fever, no food poisoning. She can't even get any medicine she throws up. What can it be?

See a pediatrician: Your niece is at risk of becoming seriously dehydrated and should be seen by a doctor, both for diagnostic purposes as well as to check her for the secondary effects of inability to keep things down. There are antinausea preparations that can be given by rectal suppository. Go and have her seen and hope she is better soon. ...Read more

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My 2 year old vomited last night 5 times with no fever, no vomiting since but she now has a fever between 100 & 101f. Is this food poisoning or flu?

My 2 year old vomited last night 5 times with no fever, no vomiting since but she now has a fever between 100 & 101f. Is this food poisoning or flu?

Fever and vomiting: Some food poisoning does have fever associated with it. The time of onset of symptoms and history of other people who had the same food getting simialr symptoms can help. Also, viral gastroenteritis usually does not have blood in the stools. There is usually otyher children/adults who have been sick with viral gastorenteritis as well. ...Read more

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3yr old vomiting 4 times since 4 am now is 11;00 at first food then seems like mucous no fever yet is it virus or food poisoning what should we do?

3yr old vomiting 4 times since 4 am now is 11;00 at first food then seems like mucous no fever yet is it virus or food poisoning what should we do?

Stomach flu: He might got a stomach flu. It easy to get dehydrated at this stage of disease. Be sure that he takes a plenty of fluids ( like gatorade), but give it by small amount (with a teaspoon) every 10 min. If refuse to drink, he would probably need to get to er for a IV fluids hydration. ...Read more

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Nausious after eating feel like vomiting but haven't, no diariah, slight fever and body aches..Mild case of food poisoning?

Nausious after eating feel like vomiting but haven't, no diariah, slight fever and body aches..Mild case of food poisoning?

It's possible, but..: Your symptoms are too nonspecific. Your limited information does not provide a context for symptom onset, severity, or duration. Especially if distress persists, or is accompanied by bleeding, worsening pain, lightheadedness, or development of vomiting or fever, then get a good examination with appropriate testing for reassurance and/or treatment. ...Read more

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What can you do if you ate sufferinf from food poisoning and you keep throwing up and running off the bile?

What can you do if you ate sufferinf from food poisoning and you keep throwing up and running off the bile?

Food poisoning: Most food poisoning are self-limited. Keep your self well hydrated with fluids and electrolytes. Take yogurt and over the counter probiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Food Poisoning (Definition)

Food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness, is an illness coming from food contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins, or other substances. Anyone can be at risk, but pregnant women, older adults, and people with chronic ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more