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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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I consumed a raw egg that had a crack in it that was left out for 12 hours. Am i gonna get food poisoning?

I consumed a raw egg that had a crack in it that was left out for 12 hours. Am i gonna get food poisoning?

No: This happens to people all the time. If the egg seemed normal, don't worry. There's actually another membrane that protects the part that can be infected from salmonella. If you become very anxious about food poisoning, perhaps you can read up on the realities, and if you're still concerened, your physician can help you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get food poisoning from marshmellows?

Is it possible to get food poisoning from marshmellows?

Sure: Not likely, but it is possible. Anything you ingest that is tainted with bacteria may cause "food poisoning.". ...Read more

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Is it possible to get food poisoning from 2yr old pure pasteurized honey?

Is it possible to get food poisoning from 2yr old pure pasteurized honey?

Maybe: Depends on how it was stored. Properly stored honey has very long shelf life - pasteurization implies the product was processed to reduce bacterial colonization. http://stilltasty.com/questions/index/128/page:3 ...Read more

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Sick saturday night and have felt dehydrated since. Possible to get food poisoning from tuna?

Sick saturday night and have felt dehydrated since. Possible to get food poisoning from tuna?

From anything: Any spoiled or contaminated food can cause food poisoning and some times it may be from what is put on it . Mayo and sour cream are just a couple of examples. ...Read more

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Had food poisoning 6 yrs ago from lobster in antigua. Is it possible to get parasites from it too?

Too late: If you got parasites from it 6 years ago, you would have had symptoms years ago. It's also highly unlikely to get parasites if the food was cooked. ...Read more

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Can you get food poisoning off touching a kitchen tap?

Can you get food poisoning off touching a kitchen tap?

Unlikely: Although some organisms responsible for gastrointestinal infection may reside in water on a kitchen tap you would have to have your mouth on the tap and be swallowing large amounts of material containing organisms in order to be infected. This is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Is it at all possible to never ever get food poisoning again?

Is it at all possible to never ever get food poisoning again?

Yes! (o:: Once you know what to avoid, it is much easier to prevent food poisoning. Some will argue, but I won't eat anything from the fridge after its expiration date. Go to well-established restaurants; culinary adventures like food trucks and taco stands can be fun, but increase your risk. Wash your own hands before every meal. Traveling to other countries is also fun but risky! ...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