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Doctor insights on: Fungal Food Poisoning Causes

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
259 doctors shared insights

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 causes food to give you food poisoning?

What causes food to give you food poisoning?

Food poisoning: can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigella, 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 such as Amanita ...Read more

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Can food poisoning cause colitis?

Can food poisoning cause colitis?

Yes: Colitis is an inflammation of the colon which can be caused by infection. Food poisoning with bacteria or viruses is an infection which can lead to colitis. ...Read more

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Will food poisoning cause long term effects?

Will food poisoning cause long term effects?

Depends on the cause: Chemicals in food such as arsenic, radiochemicals, chlorinated biphenyls can have long term effects. ...Read more

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What are the causes of food poisoning at caf?

What are the causes of food poisoning at caf?

Multiple: Possibilities. Food poisoning may be due to preformed toxin, such as staphylococcal toxin, chemical contamination; and microbial contamination such as salmonella, toxigenic e. Coli. Adulterated or spoiled food may cause food poisoning symptoms. ...Read more

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Can food poisoning indirectly cause appendicitis?

Can food poisoning indirectly cause appendicitis?

Probably not: Appendicitis is caused when the appendix is blocked from its connection to the colon. Why this happens at a given time is a mystery, and probably by chance as the appendix has been there for years without a problem. A viral or bacterial infection if the intestines probably wouldn't cause this, but its really unknown. ...Read more

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Are restaurants cause of more food poisoning or homes?

Homes: The number of homes versus restaurants and the lack of knowledge of how to correctly prepare and store food would greatly outweight the number of food poisoning in homes. ...Read more

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Do bean sprouts cause food poisoning if not heated properly?

Do bean sprouts cause food poisoning if not heated properly?

Can: Several outbreaks recorded from contaminated sprouts/seeds. Some can't be cooked, e.g. Alfalfa sprouts; increased risk with them. ...Read more

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What are the causes of food poisoning and how to get over it?

What are the causes of food poisoning and how to get over it?

Many causes: There are many causes of food poisoning and treatment depends on the cause. The causes include preformed bacterial toxins like staphylococcal toxin, botulinus; chemicals; infections like salmonella and shigella and intolerances to food stuffs. ...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