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How Do You Know If You Have Food Poisoning
How do you know if you have food poisoning? because I have been having diarrhea and chills and it's constant and it is excruciating pain.
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
Bland, fluids: Assuming it is true "food poisoning" (gastroenteritis), not active inflammatory disease, etc., brat diet, bananas, rice(white), applesauce, tea, toast; fluids, not just h2o. Go easy on fruit juices (sorbitol content can cause cramps, diarrhea); miso soup, broths. Add boiled, broiled chicken, fish; baked/boiled potato. Fever, bleed, pain, xs vomit, diarrhea, prolonged course, complex pmh, see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When you have food poisoning, can you eat bread to soak up the poison, how long does it take to cure?
No: It usually takes 12 - 36 hrs to feel better. ...Read more
Food poisoning: This generic term covers a lot of ground. There are many ways of interpreting it. Could be infections, toxins, contaminants that are irritating. There are some causes that affect the lower GI tract without the upper, and vice versa. You need to see a doctor for treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to take antiemetics if you have food poisoning? I have emetophobia (phobia of vomit) i will do it unless it's very dangerous.
Yes: They are safe but probably will not be very effective. For the next 36 hour consume only fluid such as gator aide or chicken broth. I symptoms persist or you are bringing up coffee ground material or blood see your physician. ...Read more
Is it safe to take antiemetics if you have food poisoning? I have emetophobia (phobia of vomit) so i'll do it unless it's very dangerous.
Get over the phobia: A time may very well come in which your life depends on your ability to vomit safely and effectively without aspirating. Please get with a therapist to find inner strength and put this dangerous phobia behind you. This video will help you understand one approach to treating a phobia that the owner knows is senseless -- http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=3y8vks3__ca. ...Read more
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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