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Does Eating Raw Seafood Cause Gastroenteritis
Sushi contamination: People can get food poisoning from any fish that isn't fresh, just like they can get it from any food left out too long. Raw fish can also carry parasites, like raw meat can. That's why we learned to cook foods, one has to presume. Just googling sushi safety brings up salmonella and botulism reports. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/10/27/2-investigators-is-your-sushi-safe/. ...Read more
not really: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more
Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?
Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why does eating wheat berries lead to fatty diarrhea but eating bread only occasionally leads to diarrhea where gluten intolerance is suspected?
Gluten content...: ...Can be much lower in bread, and up to 15% in wheat berries. If the symptoms are dose related, this would make sense. ...Read more
Yes: Diarrhea is a common symptom of allergic reaction to tomato. Gi symptoms often occur within minutes to hours after eating tomato. Histamine released in the GI tract creates abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Histamine dilates and increases the permeability of blood vessels, allowing an excess amount of fluid fluids to enter the gut. ...Read more
No: Hep a yes, but not hepb which is blood-borne ie sexual contact, IV drugs, etc.. ...Read more
Had a bout of gastroenteritis ladt week. Now my stool has a white mucus in it. Any cause for concern?
Yes: This is likely inflammatory exudate from something other routine gastroeneteritis. ...Read more
The client is a 28-year-old female with insulin-dependent diabetes. What can cause her to develop viral gastroenteritis?
A virus!: The answer is self-evident!Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain pills can: Generally any pain pill can upset the stomach. But if you are breastfeeding correctly it should not be painful. If it hurts so bad you need to take a pain pill, then you should have a trained person (lactation consultant) assess what is happening, and she if the lc can help to fix it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am suffering of back pain. Two days ago i got gastroenteritis and my back pain has increased/spread. Now is unbearable. Could it be caused by a bug?
Treated for dehydration & hypokalemia diagnosed w/gastroenteritis but still have pain and diaherra then constipation in a cycle Cause?
Gastroenteritis: Although this sounds as if you might be infected with Giardia there is no way to know this unless fully evaluated with stool specimens, possibly endoscopy, full history and physical exam. Strongly recommend you find a GI doctor and let them assess your condition. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Do ginger pills (1000mg) really have the potential to prevent vomiting when you have gastroenteritis caused by norovirus?or is stronger stuff needed?
Pretty useless: "Stronger stuff" usually needed! Sorry...hope this info helps! Good luck! Dr Z ...Read more
What causes gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestinal lining) virus? The doctor said it spreads like the cold, is it contagious?
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