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Is eating raw or undercooked pork, dangerous?

Very dangerous!: Pork that is cooked rare may carry trichinosis, a parasite that can cause extremely serious health problems. I advise never eating pork unless it is well cooked! ...Read more

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Dr. Scot Lewey
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Listeria Infection (Definition)

A serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with ...Read more


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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

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Could eating old deli meat cause indigestion?

Could eating old deli meat cause indigestion?

Sure...how much?: Please see healthtap answers regarding causes of dyspepsia, and frame your question in the context of what else you consumed and how much. Feel better--. ...Read more

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Can eating raw eggs give you salmonellosis disease?

Can eating raw eggs give you salmonellosis disease?

Salmonella: Yes, eggs can carry this bacterium. Eating raw eggs, therefore, increases your chances of acquiring the salmonella bacterium. ...Read more

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Why don't people?Get food poisoning by eating sushi if its raw fish?

Why don't people?Get food poisoning by eating sushi if its raw fish?

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

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Could someone get toxoplasmosis from eating undercooked salmon?

Could someone get toxoplasmosis from eating undercooked salmon?

Not likely: Toxoplasmosis is usually found in warm blooded animals- a search of the Alaska registry for diseases in animals did not come up with any fish infected with toxo and so that is likely the case from salmon in other parts of North America Here is the web site that I used- very helpful! http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=disease.diseaselist#fish ...Read more

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Can potato salad cause salmonella typhimurium?

Can potato salad cause salmonella typhimurium?

The most usual: salmonella pathogen is salmonella enterica, subtypes of which cause food poisoning. Salmonella typhimurium causes gastrointestinal symptoms when the bacteria is ingested typically from contamination from diseased poultry, hogs and cattle or fecal contamination from food handlers. So the mayonnaise/potato salad source would not be expected for this organism. Hope this is helpful:) ...Read more

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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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Can eating burnt meat pizza cause cancer?

Can eating burnt meat pizza cause cancer?

No.: If it could there would be an awful lot of cancer. Try not to overdo it. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice affects anything?

Eating raw rice affects anything?

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

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Can I get botulism from eating undercooked chicken?

Can I get botulism from eating undercooked chicken?

Unlikely: While there are lots of types of food poisoning you DO get from eating undercooked chicken- botulism is not one (unless it was canned).

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/botulism/basics/definition/con-20025875 ...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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Can eating burnt meat cause cancer?

Can eating burnt meat cause cancer?

It may: There is no clear answer to this question. But healthy eating is an important part of staying healthy and cancer-free. This should include plant based foods, low or no red meat in your diet. Eating burnt meat once time is not likely to cause any harm but charcoal cooked meats should be avoided to minimize risk of developing cancer. ...Read more

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Can i eat undercooked haddock?

Can i eat undercooked haddock?

I wouldn't: Animals should be well cooked before they are eaten, in order to kill the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that might be in undercooked animals. However, many people do eat raw seafood, and they get sick sometimes. Other times, they are lucky and get away with it. ...Read more

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Accidentally ate raw pork, how can I avoid food poisoning?

Accidentally ate raw pork, how can I avoid food poisoning?

Not much: If you do not develop symptoms within 6-8 hours, you are generally safe. ...Read more

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Can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken?

Can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken?

Highly unlikely: This is not an accepted risk of ingestion of undercooked chicken. Salmonella infection, however is well documented as a potential consequence of ingestion of this material, as it is for raw or undercooked chicken eggs. ...Read more

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After eating raw sushi it caused vomiting and diarrhea ?

After eating raw sushi it caused vomiting and diarrhea ?

Get seen: There is a bacteria you can get potentially from raw seafood. Discuss with a doc especially if your symptoms get worse. ...Read more

Undercooked Meats (Definition)

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