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What do I do to get rid of food poisoning?

What do I do to get rid of food poisoning?

Depends on the cause: Food poisoning may be due bacterial toxins like staphylocoocal toxin, botulism, bacterial and viral infections and chemical contaminats. Treatment depend on the probably cause. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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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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Docs can you explain what is a fast natural way to get rid of food poisoning?

Docs can you explain what is a fast natural way to get rid of food poisoning?

Prevention: Food poisoning is due to many causes, including chemicals, toxins, live organisms and each needs to be treated differently. The best approach is prevention. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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What can I do to quickly get rid of food poisoning on a dream vacation?

What can I do to quickly get rid of food poisoning on a dream vacation?

Antibiotics: It depends on where you are. 3 days of Ciprofloxacin is often used for travelers' diarrhea. In some parts of the world, Erythromycin or Azithromycin may be a better choice. See a doctor rather than treating yourself if you have a high fever, abdominal pain, or bloody diarrhea, or if you feel you can't keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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I have really bad gas after having food poisoning how do I get rid of it ? How long will it last ?

I have really bad gas after having food poisoning how do I get rid of it ? How long will it last ?

Bad gas: Flatuence (gas) can be a common symptom after a gastrointestinal infection. This can last several days after other symptoms resolve. If you need to try something to help relieve your symptoms, there are many gas relief medicines over the counter. Gas-x or beano are a couple. ...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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I suffered from food poisoning in feb & i was constipated now I have hemorrhoids and i need to find a way to get rid of them or make them less painful?

I suffered from food poisoning in feb & i was constipated now I have hemorrhoids and i need to find a way to get rid of them or make them less painful?

Usually surgery: Painful hemorrhoids usually require surgery for definitive management. The patients usually request it. Otherwise, try warm salt water baths, zinc oxide ointment, calmoseptine ointment. See a physician to confirm that it is only hemorrhoids causing the trouble. ...Read more

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I m a very frequent patient of food poisioning. My stomach pains a lot and wamitings are also no less i cnt tolerate noe.So how can I get rid of this?

I m a very frequent patient of food poisioning. My stomach pains a lot and wamitings are also no less i cnt tolerate noe.So how can I get rid of this?

Stomach pains: Are you exposing yourself to something that gives you food poisoning? Being a "very frequent patient of food poisoning" is not usual, but having frequent stomach pains and vomiting needs medical evaluation. You are taking some over-the-counter medicine but it sounds like it isn't helping much. Please see a doctor for more thorough assessment. Be well. ...Read more

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What are some way to get rid of nausea/stomach bug/food poisoning thing?

What are some way to get rid of nausea/stomach bug/food poisoning thing?

Depend on the cause: Of food poisoning. Food poisoning may be due to infection with live organisms, preformed toxins and chemical contaminants and treatment varies with the cause. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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How toget rid of food poisoning?

How toget rid of food poisoning?

Temporary: Food poisoning usually lasts for about 24-48 hours. The body is trying to get rid of the toxin, which make you having frequent diarrhea. The most important thing to do is to keep yourself well hydrated with water, gatorade, or powerade (not soft drinks or juice though). Stick to blend diet (i.e. No fatty, salty, or raw meat/fruits/vegetables) until symptom is resolved. ...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