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I have been vomiting since last night. Probably not food poisoning as the people I ate w are fine. Sipping h20 & Gatorade but throwing that up to..

I have been vomiting since last night. Probably not food poisoning as the people I ate w are fine. Sipping h20 & Gatorade but throwing that up to..

Vomiting: the food that you ate did not agree with you which is the cause of your vomiting, please see your pcp and get a prescription for Zofran (ondansetron) that will reduce or stop you from throwing up then you will be able to keep fluids down ...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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Hello! This is Lakshmi from India. From last two weeks m suffering from food poisoning. Took few medicines but not well yet. Vomiting after eating.

Food poisoning: is very common but Most cases are mild, self-limiting, and improve with supportive nonspecific symptomatic treatments- Aggressive Re-HYDRATION. If you are still having symptoms 2 weeks out you may need appropriate antibiotics.. ...Read more

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My 2 year old vomited last night 5 times with no fever, no vomiting since but she now has a fever between 100 & 101f. Is this food poisoning or flu?

My 2 year old vomited last night 5 times with no fever, no vomiting since but she now has a fever between 100 & 101f. Is this food poisoning or flu?

Fever and vomiting: Some food poisoning does have fever associated with it. The time of onset of symptoms and history of other people who had the same food getting simialr symptoms can help. Also, viral gastroenteritis usually does not have blood in the stools. There is usually otyher children/adults who have been sick with viral gastorenteritis as well. ...Read more

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Is it common to drink only water the day after vomiting from food poisoning?

Is it common to drink only water the day after vomiting from food poisoning?

Fluids: Generally fluids with electrolyte composition are best. They help to restore any losses you may have had and help to repair the bowel. All the best. ...Read more

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What to take for food poisoning that's causing vomiting?

What to take for food poisoning that's causing vomiting?

Prevent Dehydration: You need to prevent dehydration by drinking fluids containing electrolytes and if the vomiting does not stop.You need to take some meds to dtop the vomiting, .If nothing works go to the er you will need IV fluids. ...Read more

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Could having food poisoning cause me to constantly need to vomit?

Could having food poisoning cause me to constantly need to vomit?

Vomiting: Food poisoning could result in vomiting for a short period of time, but would not cause prolonged vomiting. Prolonged or constant vomiting s something that needs to be evaluated by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have food poisoning without vomiting? What's the best remedy or cure?

Can you have food poisoning without vomiting? What's the best remedy or cure?

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

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Have not pooped for 3 days now. Just had bad food poisoning the past day. Been vomiting a lot. Is there something wrong ?

Have not pooped for 3 days now. Just had bad food poisoning the past day. Been vomiting a lot. Is there something wrong ?

Likely: Vomiting and the constipation may be related, if you have intestinal obstruction. You may wish to try an enema to relive the constipation, if that does not help, it would be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have extreme dizzyness (to the point I couldnt get up once) severe nausea (no vomit) and diereah. Is it food poisoning or something else? Fast plz.

I have extreme dizzyness (to the point I couldnt get up once) severe nausea (no vomit) and diereah. Is it food poisoning or something else? Fast plz.

Viral Labyrinthitis: It sounds like you may have a severe case of labyrinthitis -an infection of the middle ear. You're at risk from volume loss (dehydration) given the GI symptoms. I assume any head motion triggers the dizziness? If so, try to stay hydrated with a child's sippy-cup. Then you don't have to move your head at all to drink. I would have a low threshold to go to the ER- they can give you IV fluids/meds. ...Read more

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If you vomit intentionally after eating undercooked fish can that prevent food poisoning?

If you vomit intentionally after eating undercooked fish can that prevent food poisoning?

Anisakiasis: Anisakiasis is the principal "worm" infestation of the stomach, caused by ingesting anisakis larvae in raw or undercooked fish. Within a few hours, there is severe upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting (relieved after endoscopic removal of worm). As you know, raw fish (sushi, sashimi) are increasingly popular--choose carefully your source of fish (farm raised, not wild caught) & food preparer. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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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Nutrition (Definition)

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Food Poisoning (Definition)

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