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What do you eat when you have food poisoning?

What do you eat when you have food poisoning?

Bland, fluids: Assuming it is true "food poisoning" (gastroenteritis), not active inflammatory disease, etc., brat diet, bananas, rice (white), applesauce, tea, toast; fluids, not just h2o. Go easy on fruit juices (sorbitol content can cause cramps, diarrhea); miso soup, broths. Add boiled, broiled chicken, fish; baked/boiled potato. Fever, bleed, pain, xs vomit, diarrhea, prolonged course, complex pmh, see md. ...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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What should I eat after food poisoning?

What should I eat after food poisoning?

Depends: There are many different causes of food poisoning, e.g., chemicals, bacterial toxins, live micro-organisms etc. However, once the poisoning has abated, it is okay to take a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils; and low in saturated fats. ...Read more

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What is safe to eat after food poisoning?

What is safe to eat after food poisoning?

Listen to your body: Ideally, start with copious liquids, then add more substantial food as you feel like it. More gentle foods like broths, bland crackers, breads, etc. Tend to be well tolerated. There is really no strict code on what not to eat. ...Read more

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What to eat with food poisoning in general?

What to eat with food poisoning in general?

Fluids: Stay hydrated with gatorade or any other sports drinks, don't try to eat if you can't hold it down, when you feel ready to eat start with something lite, if you have diarrhea try brat diet (banana, rice, apple sauce, toast) but hydration is a key, if you can't hold fluids down go to er. ...Read more

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What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

Washing and cooking: Thoroughly wash raw foods, such as fresh vegetables and fruits; cook foods especially meats to internal temperature of 160 degree.
See this site for more info on this subject.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the safest foods to eat that prevent food poisoning?

None: Unfortunately, there's no "safe" food that won't evercause food poisoning. This is because of the current agricultural practices in this country. However, at home, wash all of your fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, try to get organic or free-range/grass-fed/etc rather than factory farmed. Wash your countertops and dishes often during preparation. Cook at high enough temp to kill bacteria. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to eat nonbland foods after food poisoning?

Please advise if it's bad to eat nonbland foods after food poisoning?

Might stir things up: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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How long does it take food poisoning to show up if you eat unsanitary food?

How long does it take food poisoning to show up if you eat unsanitary food?

6-72 hours: It depends on the infection but at least 6 hours and generally less than 48 (but not always). ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have food poisoning?

What should I eat if I have food poisoning?

Anything tolerated: Whatever you eat won't affect the effects from food poisoning but spicy and greasy foods tend to be more irritating to the guts. ...Read more

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Can 2 people eat the same food but only 1of them develope food poisoning?

Yes: There are many causes of food poisoning and each person has different susceptibility and reaction to the insult. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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Pain everytime I eat feels like I have constant food poisoning what could it be?

Pain everytime I eat feels like I have constant food poisoning what could it be?

Medical evaluation: It is not normal to have this problem. It is hard to guess what the problem could be. The location of the pain will inform your doctor where the pain might be. If it is in the esophagus, there is usually a swallowing complaint. If it is the gallbladder, you will feel nauseated after eating. If the stomach is obstructing and not emptying symptoms are different. Colon issues different ...Read more

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How soon can I eat solid food after food poisoning?

Diarrhea subsides: Stay on clear liquids until the diarrhea subsides. It is important to avoid dehydation so liquids are a must. After the diarrhea stops, go back slowly over a 24 hour time span using toast, fruits. Avoid vegetables, nuts and legumes for a few days after food poisoning since their high-fiber content makes them difficult to digest, and they can cause gas. Spicy foods and sauces can also aggravate. ...Read more

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After getting food poisoning from a mussel I now can't eat other shellfish. Will I get better with time?

After getting food poisoning from a mussel I now can't eat other shellfish. Will I get better with time?

I don't know: Is this a question about your psyche, or is this a question about whether or not you will get over this food poisoning episode? If it is the latter, then chances are yes, you will get better.

Either way, you will, or you won't. Only you will provide the answer. Me, i'd just avoid mussels...

Any philosophy colleagues out there have any thoughts? ...Read more

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How long does it take to get food poisoning? I am feeling sick all of a sudden. An hour ago I had a crab salad to eat...Does it take longer for food poisoning to take hold? Could it be that?

How long does it take to get food poisoning? I am feeling sick all of a sudden. An hour ago I had a crab salad to eat...Does it take longer for food poisoning to take hold? Could it be that?

Symptoms: Symptoms of food poisoning usually start between four to 48 hours after eating contaminated food. It is usually because you have eaten food contaminated with bacteria or other toxins. Common symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, loose bowel movements, aching muscles and possibly a fever. I don't know if you have food poisoning, but if you do it could be from a meal earlier today or even from something that you ate yesterday. ...Read more

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Two days ago I had food poisoning. I feel better but my stomach has been rumbling constantly since. Should I eat normally or will it make me sick?

Gastritis: Suggest you start with small amounts of bland food and see how well you tolerate it before launching into a full meal. Glad you are over it, and hope you will be back to fully normal soon. ...Read more

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Is oatmeal okay to give my fiance, he has food poisoning and I been making sure he's drinking water but I don't know what he can eat while recovering.

Yes: It's a pretty bland food, and as long as he can keep it down, should be a fine choice. Hope he gets to feeling better! ...Read more

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India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? My colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. What to eat? Cooked veggie?

India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? My colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. What to eat? Cooked veggie?

Food poisoning: OK. First. Make sure your hepatitis A vaccine has taken and you have antibodies. Second, wash your hands religiously. If possible drink bottled water. With drinks....no ice. Because they are usually from tap water. Lastly...stay away from public waterways, rivers and lakes. Just have a good time and be cautious, you'll be fine! ...Read more

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I worry about food poisoning & recent news has increased my anxiety. I'm also underweight. How can I get over this fear and eat more?

Wash and cook: Wash your hands before food prep and meals wash all produce, even oorganic. Wah rinds of melons before slicing. All uncooked animal products potentially contaminated, even sushi. No rare burgers. Don't cross contaminate utensils, cutting boards, with in cooked meat and other. Refrigerate or freeze promptly-dated. Toss out from fridge after 4 days. Don't refreeze. ...Read more

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I DON'T have an eating disorder, but when I eat meat, or food you can get food poisoning from, I panic then feel sick, what is this?

I DON'T have an eating disorder, but when I eat meat, or food you can get food poisoning from, I panic then feel sick, what is this?

Anxiety disorder?: Although I do not think you have an eating disorder based on your symptoms, it does sound as though you may have some kind of anxiety disorder associated with eating. I think seeing your primary care doctor is a good initial step. Depending on what he thinks, he may refer you to a counselor or try medication. If this is been going on a while, do not delay getting treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Food poisoning? I got severe stomach pain and diarreah out of nowhere, every time I eat I get sick farted bloody mucus as well

Food poisoning? I got severe stomach pain and diarreah out of nowhere, every time I eat I get sick farted bloody mucus as well

Not likely: "Food poisoning' is usually an acute and intense period of vomiting and diarrhea, usually in some association with a meal, perhaps 2-3 hrs later. Lasts 6-24 hrs in most cases. The bloody mucus is a bit concerning. So I suggest you speak to a doctor or provider soon. Try to drink lots of fluids, eat small frequent meals/snacks, and be prepared to discuss this with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you have food poisoning without vomiting? What's the best remedy or cure?

Can you have food poisoning without vomiting? What's the best remedy or cure?

Food poisoning: This generic term covers a lot of ground. There are many ways of interpreting it. Could be infections, toxins, contaminants that are irritating. There are some causes that affect the lower GI tract without the upper, and vice versa. You need to see a doctor for treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Watermelon (Definition)

Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more