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How long does it take to notice food poisoning symptoms from eating bad chicken?

How long does it take to notice food poisoning symptoms from eating bad chicken?

It varies...: ...anywhere from a few hours to 5 days, depending on the particular bacteria that might contaminate undercooked or spoiled chicken. But there's no point in doing anything before symptoms start. Just contact your doctor if you develop vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, or fever. Most food poisoning isn't very serious, so it's safe to sit tight and wait for symptoms. ...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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How long does it take to develop symptoms from food poisoning?

How long does it take to develop symptoms from food poisoning?

Varies: Staph food poisoning: preformed toxin (in creamy, mayonaise foods), onset 4-8 h after tainted food. Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, fever, diarrhea; lasts 24-48 hours. Scombroid poisoning (fresh tuna, grouper, snapper, etc): tasteless toxin, stable to cooking, histamine release; symptoms within 1/2-3h; flushing, palpitations, cramps, diarrhea; lasts 24-48h. Others: onset up to 5 d after exposure. ...Read more

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How long does it take for food poisoning to go away?

How long does it take for food poisoning to go away?

3 days to a week: For the top food-borne illnesses like salmonella and shigella the symptoms usually take 4 to 7 days to resolve. A common diarrhea caused by staph which is actually a toxin produced by the bacteria resolves in 24 hours. An organism like yersinia can take up to 3 weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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How long does it take to cure food poisoning?

How long does it take to cure food poisoning?

Time will tell: If you have a not too serious bacterial or spoiled food, then a day of nausea, vomiting, then diarrhea usually occurs. Unfortunately there are bad bugs out there that if your health is not the best, can result in death. If you are "sick" then weak care immediately to make sure you will recover. ...Read more

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How long could chicken food poisoning take to kick in?

How long could chicken food poisoning take to kick in?

Depends : There is not specific "chicken food poisoning". The common food borne illness is likely to be salmonella infection that may 1-7 days. Food contaminated by preformed staphylococcal toxin can start in a couple of hours. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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How long does it take food poisoning to show up if you eat unsanitary food?

6-72 hours: It depends on the infection but at least 6 hours and generally less than 48 (but not always). ...Read more

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How long does food take to digest?

Depends: It depends on the food. Lower fiber foods tend to be digested quickly; alcohol, can be directly absorbed through the stomach. Fiber, on the other hand, is never digested and just travels through the gut until it exits. ...Read more

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Got that spinach food poisoning how long does it last?

That spinach thing?: There have been quite a number. Of late, e. Coli o157 and salmonella have occurred. Salmonellosis is generally gone within a week but e.Coli o157 can last longer and punctuate with bloody diarrhea leading to kidney injury and hemolytic anemia. It can have symptoms lasting weeks and can cause permanent renal failure. ...Read more

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How much time does food posioning take to hit?

How much time does food posioning take to hit?

It really depends: On the type of food poisoning. Some "poisonings" occur related to a preformed toxin that a bacteria had already released into the food you ate. That type of food poisoning "hits" you foods on the order of hours. Other types of food poisoning require an incubation time for a bacteria to create problems, and that may take on the order of days, even up to a week or two! ...Read more

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How long does mercury poisoning take to heal?

How long does mercury poisoning take to heal?

Mercury poisoning: There is no good answer for that. Probably about a year is a good time frame to expect when detoxifying from mercury poisoning. ...Read more

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How long does it take for food to digest?

How long does it take for food  to digest?

Variable: This can vary based on the type of food, gender, age, and based on the individual. It has been reported that food passes through the stomach and small intestine in 6-8 hours, when it enters the large intestine for further absorption. Then it may take on average 33 hours for men and 47 hours for women to pass, but again, this is variable. Children may take around 33 hours from end to end. ...Read more

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How long does a servere food allergy take to happen?

How long does a servere food allergy take to happen?

Immediate Symptoms: Food allergies are typically an immediate reaction minutes to a half hour (max 2 hours) after ingestion of concerning food with symptoms ranging anywhere from hives, wheezing, itching, shortness of breath, wheezing, vomiting, throat tightness, or syncope (fainting). If there is any concern see an Allergist for further workup and evaluation with skin prick or serum testing. ...Read more

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How long can it take for food poisoning to show up?

Depends on cause: Minutes for heavy metal poisoning, hours for staph food poisoning, several days for salmonella or campylobacter and months to years for the human form of mad cow disease. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for food poisoning to show up?

How much time does it take for food poisoning to show up?

That depends: Staphylococcus aureus – 1 to 6 hrs, Campylobacter – 2 to 5 days, Clostriidum botulinum – 12 to 72 hours, Clostridium perfringens – 8 to 16 hours, Escherichia Coli – 1 to 8 days, Giardia lamblia – 1 to 2 weeks, Hepatitis A – 28 days, Listeria – 9 to 48 hrs, Noroviruses – 12 to 48 hours, Rotavirus – 1 to 3 days, Salmonella – 1 to 3 days, Shigella – 24 to 48 hours, Vibrio vulnificus – 1 to 7 day. ...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