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How Often Would Expat Get The Stomach Flu As Opposed To Food Poisoning In China
No idea: I do not imagine the actual frequency of "food poisoning" in china is known, but the term is so vague that it could refer to any of several dozen conditions. Viruses which affect the GI tract are extremely common, including influenza, which may produce GI symptoms. My guess is that this would be far more common than illnesses transmitted through food, but have no data to support that opinion. ...Read more
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
In california, individuals may not collect mussels to eat in the summer season due to worry about a couple of toxins. What do the toxins do to you?
Poison you!: Paralytic shellfish poisoning (psp) toxins and domoic acid are naturally occurring marine toxins. They are powerful nerve poisons. Mussels have caused psp outbreaks in california. You get tingling and numbness of the lips, tongue and fingertips. Later symptoms are lack of balance, lack of muscle coordination, slurred speech and problems in swallowing. Complete paralysis and death can occur. ...Read more
Is there a bacteria or parasite that you can get from raw eel sushi that has same symptoms as bronchitis. Coughing for 3 1/2 months, some low fever.
See below: Human infection by anisakis simplex (herring worm) is caused by eating certain raw or undercooked fish. Ingestion of the worm can result in severe abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting within hours of ingestion and has been misdiagnosed as appendicitis or other stomach diseases. If the worms don’t get coughed up or vomited, they can burrow into the wall of intestine. Rarely, can cause lung problem. ...Read more
Would eating a lot of yogurt before and during a trip to south asia be effective against food poisoning?
What should I do to be prepared for the avian flu in the u.S.? Is there a government stockpile of vaccine?
How dangerous is it to eat with infected teeth? Going to dentist, but gotta eat in the meantime. Will the bacteria get in my stomach from eating?
Bacteria: The bacteria from your infected teeth can be present in your saliva, your jawbone, and eventually your bloodstream. Worry more about seeing your dentist ASAP for treatment than bacteria getting into your stomach. Bacteria get into your stomach all the time, it's not sterile by any means. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If the flu virus gets in the stomach, can it cause gastroenteritis instead of a respiratory illness?
No: Gastroenteritis is caused by various viruses including rotaviruses, noroviruses ; adenoviruses but is not caused by influenza virus. The term "stomach flu" is a misnomer as it had nothing to do with true influenza. Influenza can cause some GI symptoms, but, unlike gastroenteritis, influenza virus always causes respiratory symptoms like sore throat and cough. ...Read more
Is the Japanese encephalitis vaccine required for travel to Shiga prefecture, Japan or can I opt out of it?
Thanks for the info,actually here in India the flu shot is not matching the present strain H1N1.To get the H1N1 it's not possible without a govt doc. I'm still trying to get in touch as I will be travelling to places where many people have contacted the s
How do viruses only effect certain systems... In other words what's to stop a flu virus from entering the stomach and causing gastroenteritis?
Can IBS related diarrhea be so bad that you can't even get 2 ounce of water in without having to go, or is that more suggestive of a stomach virus?
How much does the allegry vaccine only from pollen rye cost in lebanon? During which season of the year must it be done? Julie
Allergy vaccination: The vaccination is a long process and is usually given all year round, you need to check with a local doctor about pricing. ...Read more
What are the names of food that have vitamin D which help my 7mnth daughter 's bones?
We live in kuwait a hot country,so she's rarely exposed to Sun.
D deficiency: We recommend daily vitamin d supplementation for babies that are breastfed. This is increasingly important in cultures in hot climates where the skin stays covered. You baby is too little for vit d rich foods like tuna and mackerel. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/259859.php Many of the formula companies make these drops for infants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get measles or any other disease from a parcel that was delivered from a different country ? Basically can diseases live on packages and the items that come with it?
Usually not: Viruses usually need living hosts to survive. Measles virus is intracellular. The virus spreads by the respiratory route via aerosol droplets and respiratory secretions which can remain infectious for several hours. The infection is acquired through the upper respiratory tract or conjunctiva. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The flu can be caused by different strains of influenza virus. That's why a flu shot has more than one type of attenuated strain. It is possible to get the flu from different viruses, and a flu shot may not protect you from some different strain that you are infected from. So you could get the flu more than once, and from a different strain. ...Read more
A foodborne illness is a disease that is transmitted to people by food and water, right? So what if I drink shots of tequila with meals?
You get drunk: While alcohol is a disinfectant and does kill germs and while there is some evidence that drinking alcohol with raw oysters lessens one's risk of getting disease, i wouldn't count on it as a method to avoid food-poisoning. You'd have to drink so much to kill bacteria that you'd be drunk and lot's of food poisoning involves a toxin from bacteria which isn't killed by heat or alcohol! ...Read more
Cyclosporine for liver.Diarrhea for 2 days How much is the absorption in the gastrointestinal tract? Do I have all the concentration,or loose in Stool
Somewhat: While you have diahrrea you will be absorbing less of the medicine but you still may be absorbing enough. You should speak to your prescribing doc and tell him what's happening and if appropriate he can alter the dose. You have to keep in touch. No telepathic communication. Only real! ...Read more
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