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Doctor insights on: Does Eating Undercooked Meat Cause Harm To Baby

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Can eating undercooked meat effect your baby?

Can eating undercooked meat effect your baby?

Possibly: Cooking makes sure that potentially infectiousare killed. We have all seen examples of withdrawal of ground beef for this reason. Undercooked meat is a risk, not a certainty. ...Read more

Undercooked Meats (Definition)

Eating undercooked meats increases the risk of certain ...Read more


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Does drinking milk after eating fish can cause vitiligo?

Does drinking milk after eating fish can cause vitiligo?

No such connection: No food i know of causes vitiligo regardless of the sequence or combinations. It is considered an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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If you vomit intentionally after eating undercooked fish can that prevent food poisoning?

If you vomit intentionally after eating undercooked fish can that prevent food poisoning?

Anisakiasis: Anisakiasis is the principal "worm" infestation of the stomach, caused by ingesting anisakis larvae in raw or undercooked fish. Within a few hours, there is severe upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting (relieved after endoscopic removal of worm). As you know, raw fish (sushi, sashimi) are increasingly popular--choose carefully your source of fish (farm raised, not wild caught) & food preparer. ...Read more

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How much imitation crab meat in sushi is ok to eat while pregnant?

How much imitation crab meat in sushi is ok to eat while pregnant?

Sushi & pregnancy.: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read more

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Is there anything bad that can happen from eating cooked oysters for their iron? If so, how many oysters can you eat per week before it's unhealthy?

Is there anything bad that can happen from eating cooked oysters for their iron? If so, how many oysters can you eat per week before it's unhealthy?

Oysters: I do not think there is a magic number on the amount you can eat. Raw oysters are probably more of an issues than cooked ones. Do not eat only for iron - eat for the developed taste and do not overeat. Also keep in mind the effects on your cholesterol which may be more of an issues in the long run. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice cause any harm in my future?

Eating raw rice cause any harm in my future?

Not a good idea: Eating anything that is meant to be cooked raw increases chances of infection as if such agents were present they would not be killed without cooking. Rice absorbs fluid and if you eat too much raw rice you can get stomach discomfort as the rice expands in size when it is submitted to fluid contents of your intestinal area and fluid that you drink. Eating raw rice is a bad idea. ...Read more

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How does feta cheese harmful during pregnancy? How bad is accidental consumption?

How does feta cheese harmful during pregnancy? How bad is accidental consumption?

Don't Worry: There are warnings to avoid some foods due to contamination. Certain cheeses are considered dangerous because they can contain a type of bacteria called listeria. This bacteria is considered a greater danger to pregnant patients and babies than to adults. It is not in every preparation of every cheese and outbreaks are very rare. ...Read more

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Can you drink milk before or after eating fish ? Does it cause vitiligo?

Milk: Drinking milk should not cause vitiligo. Vitiligo causes the loss of skin color in blotches. If you have those symptoms you should soon see your Primary doctor. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Can , unpasteurized, fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus? I know unpasteurized milk and cheese should be avoided .

Can   , unpasteurized,  fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus?  I know unpasteurized milk and cheese   should be avoided .

Be safe: If you are cleaning, peeling, and squeezing the fresh oranges yourself, the risk is probably low. If, however, you are not directly controlling the preparation, you should probably avoid pasteurized drinks during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do you not get food poisoning by eating sushi if it is raw fish?

How do you not get food poisoning by eating sushi if it is raw fish?

No sewage!: When you get food poisoning from raw seafood, it's usually from shellfish, such as oysters, that filter water that may be contaminated with sewage. That's not the case with fish used in sush, which swim around in the sea. However, you can sometimes get parasites, such as tapeworms, from sushi. As far as i'm concerned, it's worth the risk. ...Read more

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Can you eat unpasteurized cheese that is thoroughly cooked while pregnant?

Can you eat unpasteurized cheese that is thoroughly cooked while pregnant?

Heat: Cooking does kill listeria, so if cheese was cooked at high enough heat, you should be okay. ...Read more

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Does eating too much papaya harm the liver?

Does eating too much papaya harm the liver?

Probably not: Net gram loads of crabs in excess of 180 grams per day or less will begin to accumulate triglycerides (excess sugars) in the liver and eventually over many years can cause fatty deposits in the liver and ultimately damage. That would be a lot of papaya! ...Read more

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Is it good to eat raw or cooked sushi while pregnant??

Is it good to eat raw or cooked sushi while pregnant??

Safer than you think: It's usually safe to eat sushi and other dishes made with raw or cooked fish when you're pregnant. However, depending on what fish the sushi is made from. For more information bring up your concerns with your gynecologist or OB-GYN. ...Read more

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If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?

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If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?

No: There is no ionizing radiation present in microwaves. Microwaves are simply waves that vibrate at the same frequency that water does, so when it strikes water, it makes the water heat up. ...Read more