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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

Muscle pain is most frequently related to tension, overuse, or muscle injury from exercise or physically-demanding work. In these situations, the pain tends to involve specific muscles and starts during or just after the activity. It is usually obvious which activity is causing the pain. Muscle pain also can be a sign of conditions affecting your whole body, like some infections (including the flu) and disorders that affect connective tissues throughout the ...Read more


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Can you get food poisoning from eating food cooked on a grill near meat if you are vegetarian for years? Sudden body aches like flu next day

Can you get food poisoning from eating food cooked on a grill near meat if you are vegetarian for years? Sudden body aches like flu next day

Hmmmm...?: If you are asking whether your food, touching meat on a grill, would make you sick, simply because you are a vegetarian, I'd have to say no. On the other hand, if several other people at your cookout got sick too, it could be food poisoning. Expect some vomiting and/or diarrhea. More likely, with your symptoms, the infection you've been exposed to is viral, not food-borne. Get rest and fluids! ...Read more

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Can food poisoning feel like flu? Ate food from bowl lots of people touched, next few days body aches/fatigue. I think food was sitting for while too

Can food poisoning feel like flu? Ate food from bowl lots of people touched, next few days body aches/fatigue. I think food was sitting for while too

Doubt food poisoning: Food poisoning is not a likely cause of body aches and fatigue, unless you also have had nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. The shared food with "lots of people" suggests there may have been several people around -- maybe a party? That's a situation very conducive to respiratory infections (colds, influenza, etc), more likely to cause "flu like" symptoms. Anyway, see a doctor if it continues. ...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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My dad was vomiting /poop for less than 12 hr and not vomited since about 8 hrs later. he is now having body aches and chills. a bug or food poisoning?

My dad was vomiting /poop for less than 12 hr and not vomited since about 8 hrs later. he is now having body aches and chills. a bug or food poisoning?

Vomiting: Most likely he has a "bug" or a stomach virus. Hopefully it will pass quickly. The most important thing is for him to keep well hydrated - have him drink plenty of water! If he is unable to keep liquid down, he needs to seek care from his PCP or an Urgent Care. ...Read more

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I had food poisoning and dehydration yesterday but feel better today. Then my left arm went numb. That feels better but now my chest aches. Go to dr?

I had food poisoning and dehydration yesterday but feel better today. Then my left arm went numb. That feels better but now my chest aches. Go to dr?

Your symptoms are: Perhaps more psychological than internal.However still see ur dr for reassurance and for peace of mind. U r still young to be having a heart and a brain condition unless there's a strong family history of it take care! ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a stomach ache from food poisoning ?

What is the best way to treat a stomach ache from food poisoning ?

Food posoning: most food poisoning is self limited and will resolve with a short period. Clear liquids only for 24 hours should help it resolve. If persistant vomiting or diarhea go to Emergency room ...Read more

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Recently recovering from food poisoning and my stomach is sore?

Unclear question: What kind of food poisoning did yo have? What treatment did you take? You may wish to take an over the counter the medication like pepto bisomol for symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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. 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