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I think I've been suffering from food poisoning which now seems to be clearing, however, I now have pain in the my right side, neck, shoulder and arm?

I think I've been suffering from food poisoning which now seems to be clearing, however, I now have pain in the my right side, neck, shoulder and arm?

Referred pain: When a person has pain along the side/neck/shoulder related to an abdominal problem we usually think the diaphragm is involved. The diaphragm is the muscle which aids breathing (inspiration/expiration). Abdominal inflammation or partial bowel obstruction causes pressure on the diaphragm which is referred to the shoulder. It should resolve as your abdominal symptoms improve. Rx OTC pain killers:) ...Read more

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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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2 days ago I suffered from food poisoning and right after vomitting I layed down and felt pain in my left shoulder specially when I breathe in.

2 days ago I suffered from food poisoning and right after vomitting I layed down and felt pain in my left shoulder specially when I breathe in.

Pain after vomiting: If you still have the pain after an hour or so, having fevers, vomiting blood, or it is getting worse you need to see a doctor. It is possible you injured your esophagus while vomiting and are having pain from that. ...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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Had a sausage breakfast sandwich 3.5 hours ago, now feeling nauseous, a bit weak, and a little tingly in arms/legs. Could it be food poisoning?

Had a sausage breakfast sandwich 3.5 hours ago, now feeling nauseous, a bit weak, and a little tingly in arms/legs. Could it be food poisoning?

Probably not: Those are not typical symptoms of food poisoning, which would be nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, possibly fever and chills. Sausage breakfast sandwiches are not the healthiest, but I'm not sure I can blame it for all those symptoms, especially the tingly arms. What else is going on with you? Do other foods, especially fatty foods, cause nausea? Check it out with your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I got food poisoning on v-day. I was shaking my arms and legs were numb and I was so cold, now I have a really bad pain in my side?

I think I got food poisoning on v-day. I was shaking my arms and legs were numb and I was so cold, now I have a really bad pain in my side?

Food Poisoning: You may well have contracted a virus, like norovirus (common on cruise ships and which is making the rounds around the us even without having been in a cruise), or a bacterial or parasitic infection. If you have fever and/or bad diarrhea, consult a doctor, and if you remain well hydrated and the symptoms don't clear in a few more days, make an appointment with your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in food poisoning?

GI symptoms: Mostly you can get GI symptoms including nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps/pain as well as fever. Many different organisms can cause food poisoning and so there are other possible symptoms depending on the illness. Stay hydrated and if you have any worrisome symptoms, or you're not improving, see you doctor. ...Read more

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How fast should food poisoning symptoms occur?

How fast should food poisoning symptoms occur?

Hours: Range of 4 to 6 up to 12; however that is the inconvenient montezuma's revenge.
Frankly, my concern is the tainting anywhere along the process. The big outbreaks make the evening news. Thank god for the cdc.
Remember people do die from these outbreaks. ...Read more

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What should be done if I have symptoms of food poisoning?

What should be done if I have symptoms of food poisoning?

What symptoms?: You have made a presumptive diagnosis, based upon what? I do not know what specifically is meant when you say symptoms of food poisoning. Please go see a doctor and have this worked out professionally. ...Read more

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Do I need to have all the symptoms of food poisoning to have poisoning?

Do I need to have all the symptoms of food poisoning to have poisoning?

No: There are many causes of food poisoning, e.g., chemicals, microbial toxin, infection with live viruses, bacteria, parasites etc and each type has different symptoms. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are symptoms of food poisoning?

Doctors, what are symptoms of food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Symptoms of Food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of food poisoning?

What are the signs and symptoms of food poisoning?

Nausea, vomit, diarr: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramping are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of listeria food poisoning?

What are the symptoms of listeria food poisoning?

Several: A variety of sx including: fever, headache, nausea/vomiting, watery diarrhea, joint and muscle pains. More serious disease can occur if the listeria go into the blood stream, get into the central nervous system (ie brain) or when a woman is pregnant. If you're concerned about these things you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of food poisoning vs symptoms of flu?

What is the symptoms of food poisoning vs symptoms of flu?

Cramps vs cough: Food poisoning is mostly cramping and diarrhea. Flu is a severe upper respiratory illness with a cough. ...Read more

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Lower digestive symptoms for the last few days. Food poisoning?

Lower digestive symptoms for the last few days. Food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Food poisonig causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and/or loose stools and depending on the cause there may be fever.So that's it you can have lower GI symptoms as well as nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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How long does it take to notice food poisoning symptoms from eating bad chicken?

How long does it take to notice food poisoning symptoms from eating bad chicken?

It varies...: ...anywhere from a few hours to 5 days, depending on the particular bacteria that might contaminate undercooked or spoiled chicken. But there's no point in doing anything before symptoms start. Just contact your doctor if you develop vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, or fever. Most food poisoning isn't very serious, so it's safe to sit tight and wait for symptoms. ...Read more

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Why does it take so long for the symptoms of salmonella food poisoning to appear?

The transmission: Of salmonella usually occurs via consumption of contaminated foods: beef, poultry or eggs most commonly. The salmonella bacteria attach to the intestinal lining and are internalized to the intestinal wall. They then spread through the reticuloendothelial system to the liver, spleen and bone marrow. This process, leading to bacteria being found in the blood stream, takes up to 14 days. ...Read more

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Food poisoning. My mild symptoms started 2 hours after dinner, full blown 4 hours after. It's been 10, I'm still sick, but is grandson safe?

Food poisoning. My mild symptoms started 2 hours after dinner, full blown 4 hours after. It's been 10, I'm still sick, but is grandson safe?

See Doctor: Gi symptoms present for so many days require md visit to examine and decide treatment hand washing usually prevents spreading infections to other people. Extreme care in hand washing especially preparing food for others is essential. ...Read more

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Who would benefit from activated charcoal pills DAILY? What kind of symptoms & disorders are reduced by taking it? Other than food poisoning etc

Who would benefit from activated charcoal pills DAILY? What kind of symptoms & disorders are reduced by taking it? Other than food poisoning etc

No indication: There is no proven benefit from taking charcoal pills.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of food poisoning?

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

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What are the symptoms of food poisoning. How do you treat it? .

What are the symptoms of food poisoning. How do you treat it? .

Hmm: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain within a few hours of ingestion. Provided your symptoms get better in a day or, fluids and supportive measures should take care o it. If symptoms persist more than a day or 2 a more complete history and physical by your doctor is advised. ...Read more

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E. Coli food poisoning symptoms?

Bloody diarrhea: Acute bloody diarrhea is the main symptom, but in some cases there is no bleeding. There is often abdominal tenderness and absence of fever. Complications may include kidney failure, hemolytic anemia, and low platelets. ...Read more

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How do doctors stop food poisoning symptoms?

Depends on the: Cause. It is better to treat the cause rather than symptoms. There are many causes of food poisoning including, chemicals, infectious agents, biological toxins and food intolerance etc. ...Read more

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Could food poisoning symptoms be caused by old pots and pans?

Pots: Here's some information on the subject:

http://www. Naturalnews. Com/036029_cookware_non-stick_chemicals. Html. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of food poisoning and when do you go to the emergency room?

What are the symptoms of food poisoning and when do you go to the emergency room?

Above and below: Most food poisoning is characterized by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. While most of the time the illness is self-limited and does no lasting harm, if you develop fever, have blood in the vomit or stool, or it lasts for more than a day, go to a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How long does it take for food poisoning symptoms to show up after exotic dining out?

Quick: Acute food poisoning is usually caused by ingestion of a toxin and the symptoms usually start within an hour. Did you see bridesmaids? ...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


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Food Poisoning (Definition)

Occurs when you swallow food or water that contains bacteria, parasites, viruses, or toxins ...Read more