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Is It Ok To Breastfeed If I Have Food Poisoning
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
Breastfeeding wife of 3 week old has food poisoning (diarrhea, some vomiting). Pediatrician said ok to breast feed. What can wife take?
Breastfeeding: Your wife should be staying hydrated most importantly. Drinking plenty of fluids/Gatorade is important. Don't take any Immodium, you want whatever is in you out of you, and not trap the organism in you. Bigger question is this a stomach bug or actual food poisoning, which if latter then what kind of food poisoning bc that will dictate if you need treatment or not. ...Read more
I just took 30mg of Amytriptaline and I have food poisoning so I took 2mg Zofran (ondansetron) and saw there was a major integration and now I'm scared. Is it ok?
Not a problem: This interaction is that the zofran (ondansetron) could increase the serotonin effects of the Amitriptyline resulting in serotonin syndrome. This will not happen if you only took one dose of the zofran (ondansetron) and your dose of Amitriptyline is only 30 mg. Do not worry but do not take more zofran (ondansetron) while on the Amitriptyline. ...Read more
Hi could I have food poisoning I've been on toilet for two hours Everytime I think I'm ok I'm back on?
Possible: This could be 1 explanation for what is happening. The important management is fluid control with extra fluids to replace losses. If there is blood in your stool or if you have increasing pain or if you cannot keep up with your fluids; be seen and have your stool analyzed including a culture. All the best. ...Read more
Symptoms?: The flu usually causes fever - food poisoning doesn't. Flu causes muscle aches and headache. Food poisoning doesn't but causes nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. The flu is contagious in the air - other friends/family sick? Food poisoning is clustered around a meal - other people who ate what you ate sick? Food poisoning usually passes in 24-48 hours. Flu may last a week. ...Read more
I think I have food poisoning -- I felt very nauseous around 2am and vomited twice -- felt better after. Is it normal to just get sick twice?
Variable: There are many different causes of food poisoning, e.g., chemicals, bacterial toxins, live micro-organism and each has different clinical picture. Most cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more
I believe I have food poisoning. Have vomited 6x today, I am achy all over, and I am swinging between chills and sweats. Actions to take?
Depends...: The treatment for food poisoning really depends on the type of food poisoning and the symptoms you are having. In general, keeping hydrated is important. If you are having a lot of nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, drinking a sports drink will help keep your electrolytes normal. If your symptoms are severe or persistent, see a doctor ASAP. Good luck!! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Staph: lasts 1-3 days. Viral gastroenteritis can last a week. Anything longer needs evaluation. See doc if fever, bleeding, severe symptoms, i.e. Can't keep anything down or in, other health issues, e.g. Diabetes, chronic illnesses, elderly, very young, rash, joint pains, recent travel, antibiotics in past 2-3 months, etc to make sure of the diagnosis, and get appropriate rx, avoid dehydratio, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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