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Doctor insights on: How Do You Wash Spinach To Get Rid Of Salmonella

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Does low heat get rid of salmonella?

Does low heat get rid of salmonella?

Low heat?: I don't know what you mean by 'low heat.' salmonella diarrhea gets better on its own. Antibiotics are recommended for some (the very old, the very young, and people who are immunosuppressed or have certain other medical conditions.). ...Read more

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Salmonella (Definition)

Is a bacterium which is a cause of gastrointestinal infection presenting with fever and diarrhea for 4-7 days and is transmitted as a zoonosis, that is, directly or indirectly from an animal host such as chickens or their eggs. Only salmonella typhi is ...Read more


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How do you get rid of salmonella?

How do you get rid of salmonella?

You don't: In most cases, you don't. You just let it run its course, and it goes away. In certain cases (people who are old, sick, immunosuppressed, or have infection outside the GI tract), it's treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of salmonella?

Supportive care: Antibiotics may prolong the course of the illness for uncomplicated cases, so generally fluids, electrolytes, and food are the prescribed regimen. Your body's immune system will rid you of the bug. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of salmonella infection?

Supportive care: Gastroenteritis, the most common manifestation of salmonella infection in us, generally requires a supportive care, i.e., maintaining good fluid balance. Exceptions include young infants and individuals with sickle cell disease who may require antibiotics treatment. ...Read more

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Have recently had salmonella and is still present post antibiotics. How do I get rid of it or speed up the eradication process? Has been 2 months

Have recently had salmonella and is still present post antibiotics. How do I get rid of it or speed up the eradication process? Has been 2 months

Salmonella:: Tends to hide from antibiotics in the gallbladder. There are some that are active in the bile, and most salmonella infections clear on their own eventually, but you need to ask your doctor about that. ...Read more

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Can irradiation get rid off food poisoning from e. Coli and salmonella?

Can irradiation get rid off food poisoning from e. Coli and salmonella?

Yes: Irradiating food can stop e. Coli and salmonella, two bacterial causes of food poisoning from contaminated meat and poultry. The bacteria shigella and campylobacter, plus the parasite toxoplasma, can also be stopped by irradiation of food. ...Read more

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Might eating spinach for a month get rid of type 2 diabetes?

Might eating spinach for a month get rid of type 2 diabetes?

No: Diabetes is caused because of deficiency of insulin, or your body's "resistance" to insulin. Spinach intake will not treat the underlying problem and is not a "cure" for diabetes. Healthy eating is still important to "control" it though. ...Read more

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How long after being possibly exposed to salmonella (from spinach contaminated ) do i need to wait for symptoms to appear? Over 72h so far.

12-72 hours: Hi, the average incubation period for salmonellosis is 12-36 hours and can be up to 72 hours. Rarely in presence of certain circumstances it can take longer to develop symptoms. Seeing that you are young and don't have any predisposing factors, I'd say you are in the clear. ...Read more

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Are there effective herbal therapies to prevent salmonella?

Are there effective herbal therapies to prevent salmonella?

NO: Prevent salmonella infections by improve food safty practices through political action. Do not eat raw or undercooked eggs or meats. Food handler hygene. Maintain time-temperature standards for food handling/preparation/storage. Ban unpasturized dairy products. ...Read more

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1/2 month old with salmonella. What is the proper treatment?

1/2 month old with salmonella. What is the proper treatment?

Can be serious: Salmonella infection in newborn infant should be taken seriously because of complications, e.g., bacteremia or meningitis. Systemic antibiotics treatment is generally rendered. ...Read more

Washing (Definition)

As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more