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What is the incubation period for food poisioning and what is usually the first sign?

What is the incubation period for food poisioning and what is usually the first sign?

Under 24 hr: It usually comes on within 24 hours of eating the food. Vomiting and abdominal pain are most common symptoms. ...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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Hi, I started my period 3 days early. I am currently dealing with getting over food poisoning and I am taking a pill call Dicyclomine every six hours.

Hi, I started my period 3 days early. I am currently dealing with getting over food poisoning and I am taking a pill call Dicyclomine every six hours.

Not to worry.: Having irregular vaginal bleeding or early period can occur while you are seek. Do not worry, just wait and see. If you start getting frequent irreular vaginal bleeding then you need to see your primary doctor or OB/GYN. ...Read more

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Can food poisoning delayed my periods?

Can food poisoning delayed my periods?

It is possible: Depending upon the severity of the episode -- but if you've had sexual exposure consider doing an hpt to be sure. ...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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Period and food poisoning.my period is lighter than usual, and came 3 days early. is this implantation bleeding or regular? or is this because im sick

Period and food poisoning.my period is lighter than usual, and came 3 days early. is this implantation bleeding or regular? or is this because im sick

Food poisoning: The lighter period is probably secondary to the food poisoning. If you miss a period, and you sexually active then you should do home pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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After 2 days of cramping and what i thought was food poisoning i started my period. however, the discharge is heavy and slimy. Could it be a miscarria?

After 2 days of cramping and what i thought was food poisoning i started my period. however, the discharge is heavy and slimy. Could it be a miscarria?

No: If your period came timely, then it's very unlikely to be miscarriage. Miscarriage typically happens after you miss your period and are diagnosed with pregnancy and then at some point start bleeding. It doesn't sound quite what you have unless you didn't provide ample information. ...Read more

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Could an incident of food poisoning, and continuous stomach troubles affect the window period time frame for testing for hiv?

No, probably not: Antibody testing for HIV resides with your immune system (blood), and food poisoning and stomach troubles, diarrhea should not interfere with the testing. You should be all set. ...Read more

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How long could food poisoning last?

How long could food poisoning last?

Usually days: The length and severity of food poisoning depends on the affected person and the dose and type of infection acquired. It is typically past in a few days. Two weeks is on the longer side. ...Read more

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Can my food poisoning hurt the baby?

Can my food poisoning hurt the baby?

Yes: It depends on the type of food poisoning and age and health of the baby. In general, the mom passes the offending organism quickly with little or no harm to herself or the fetus. Some like listeria may not harm moms but can have devastating effects on the fetus. It is wise to eat local or home-cooked foods. Read also: globalization exposes food supply to unsanitary practices http://t.Co/0pdamn7. ...Read more

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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


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