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Can you get food poisoning from pizza left out on the counter (in the box) overnight? What about a couple days?

Can you get food poisoning from pizza left out on the counter (in the box) overnight? What about a couple days?

Food Poisoning: Definitely are more at risk as food borne bacteria have the chance to proliferate at a higher rate at room temperature. ...Read more

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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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After eatin reheated pizza i felt nauseas loose stool & peein alot, almost vomited, periods of hot& cold is this a virus or food poisoning?

After eatin reheated pizza i felt nauseas loose stool & peein alot, almost vomited, periods of hot& cold is this a virus or food poisoning?

Probably food poison: Since your symptoms started after eating pizza which wa pre heated, it is more likely to be food poisoning make sure you drink plenty fluids and if can not hold fluids go to er or to your doctor for care. ...Read more

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I had pizza 3 days ago. I vomited once I have stomach distention and my stool smells like vomit. Could it b intestinal obstruction or food poisoning?

I had pizza 3 days ago. I vomited once I have stomach distention and my stool smells like vomit. Could it b intestinal obstruction or food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Depends on degree of distension. If possible subacute intestinal obstruction can be......Don't wait see doc early. ...Read more

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How to get food poisoning?

How to get food poisoning?

Food Poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigells, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. cholerae, C. jenui.), viruses ((Norovirus, Rotovirus and Hepatitis A)& toxins in food Ciguatera in tropical fish that have eaten toxic plankton, Shellfish fed on toxic algae, Scromboid in poorly refrigerated dark meat fish,Puffer fish. Some mushrooms > ...Read more

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How to cure food poisoning?

How to cure food poisoning?

Treatment: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for bacterial infections. Hospitalization is sometimes necessary. ...Read more

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How is food poisoning diagnosed?

How is food poisoning diagnosed?

Clinically: It is usually a clinical diagnosis based on the presentation. Sometimes we will get stool studies depending on the clinical circumstances. ...Read more

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Can you passout from food poisoning?

Possible but...: If one had food poisoning which resulting in severe, intractable diarrhea, one could be very dehydrated and orthostatic (becoming hypotensive when standing), one might end up having a syncopal episode (passing out). Also if you had severe nausea/vomiting episodes and became vasovagal, it could potentially lead to passing out. However, these would be extremely rare and unusual occurrences. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pains are the most frequent ones. Depends on the poison, there may be some general weakness, fever, dizziness, fatigue and more serious symptoms. ...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