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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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Drank horizon chocolate milk box realized it was 6 day expired and chunky at the bottom will I get food poisoning I drank some of the chunks.

Drank horizon chocolate milk box realized it was 6 day expired and chunky at the bottom will I get food poisoning I drank some of the chunks.

Maybe: If it was bad or contained a toxin, you will likely vomit and/or have diarrhea. This can happen anytime between 2-24 hours after ingestion. If not you are OK. The body works well to rid itself of toxins. If you do get symptoms, keep up with your fluid intake so you won't become dehydrated. All the best. ...Read more

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Can food poisoning be passed in breast milk?

Can food poisoning be passed in breast milk?

Breast feeding blues: Food poisoning is a local infection of your GI system and results from ingestion of infectious or. Nota minaret food material. Breast feeding during such an illness wouldn't necessarily cause the same infection to the infant but your baby may be exposed to such germs from direct contact from your body parts. Good news is that most babies are protected from such infections by the birthing process. ...Read more

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Can you drink milk after 36 hrs of food poisining?

Can you drink milk after 36 hrs of food poisining?

You decide: You are receiving from your illness. If you are hungry for something you can take it. You do not need any permission from a physician to resume your normal life. There is absolutely no medical list of foods one can or cannot consume after being sick from a stomach flu or food poisoning. ...Read more

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Can you eat dried cereal after food poisining? Almost 48hrs & when can I drink milk?

Can you eat dried cereal after food poisining? Almost 48hrs & when can I drink milk?

Do you feel better?: If you have started to feel better and your vomiting and/or diarrhea is resolved, then you can start trying a few foods, and dried cereal can be attempted, as well as milk 48h after the infection. ...Read more

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Can I eat cereal after 36 hrs of food poisining? By that I mean with milk (: I'm starving & everything I see looks so good!

Can I eat cereal after 36 hrs of food poisining? By that I mean with milk (: I'm starving & everything I see looks so good!

BRAT: The old mnemonic: Banana, Rice, Apple and Toast. Until you're 100 percent back to normal, avoid milk products, fried or spicy foods, raw vegetables, alcohol, smoking and caffeinated sodas. Get well soon! ...Read more

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How to get food poisoning?

How to get food poisoning?

Food Poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigells, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. cholerae, C. jenui.), viruses ( (Norovirus, Rotovirus and Hepatitis A)& toxins in food Ciguatera in tropical fish that have eaten toxic plankton, Shellfish fed on toxic algae, Scromboid in poorly refrigerated dark meat fish, Puffer fish. Some mushrooms > ...Read more

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How to cure food poisoning?

How to cure food poisoning?

Treatment: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for bacterial infections. Hospitalization is sometimes necessary. ...Read more

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How is food poisoning diagnosed?

Clinically: It is usually a clinical diagnosis based on the presentation. Sometimes we will get stool studies depending on the clinical circumstances. ...Read more

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What could cause food poisoning?

What could cause food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria, viruses and toxins in food. ...Read more

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Can you passout from food poisoning?

Can you passout from food poisoning?

Possible but...: If one had food poisoning which resulting in severe, intractable diarrhea, one could be very dehydrated and orthostatic (becoming hypotensive when standing), one might end up having a syncopal episode (passing out). Also if you had severe nausea/vomiting episodes and became vasovagal, it could potentially lead to passing out. However, these would be extremely rare and unusual occurrences. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pains are the most frequent ones. Depends on the poison, there may be some general weakness, fever, dizziness, fatigue and more serious symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help food poisoning?

Is there a way to help food poisoning?

Prevention: Food poisoning may be due to contamination by chemicals, biological toxins, live micro-organisms and spoilt foods. Each requires a different approach for diagnosis and treatment. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis of food poisoning?

What is the prognosis of food poisoning?

Resolves on its own: Most food borne illnesses resolve spontaneously within 24-48 hours. Hydration becomes the biggest concern. ...Read more

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Could you get food poisoning from chips?

Could you get food poisoning from chips?

Unlikely but possabl: The dry and salty nature of most chips make them an unlikely source of food poisoning as germs are unlikely to survive for extended periods on this surface. However, the chip bowl may be tainted as well as the hands that put them out. The dip is a more likely source due to the moisture content and mix of nutrients germs love. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have food poisoning?

What should I do if I have food poisoning?

Depends on cause: Food poisoning may be due chemicals, bacterial toxins, bacterial and viral infections, and parasites. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have food poisoning?

How to determine if I have food poisoning?

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

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How to figure out if I have food poisoning?

How to figure out if I have food poisoning?

SX's & med eval.: Symptoms of Food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have food poisoning?

What should I eat if I have food poisoning?

Anything tolerated: Whatever you eat won't affect the effects from food poisoning but spicy and greasy foods tend to be more irritating to the guts. ...Read more

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What causes food to give you food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigella, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. cholerae, C. jenui.), viruses ( (Norovirus, Rotovirus and Hepatitis A)& toxins in food Ciguatera in tropical fish that have eaten toxic plankton, Shellfish fed on toxic algae, Scromboid in poorly refrigerated dark meat fish, Puffer fish. Some mushrooms such as Amanita ...Read more

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What are the different types of food poisoning?

What are the different types of food poisoning?

Many: There are many pathogens that cause food poisoning. It is often possible to sort them out based on onset of symptoms. Most of these causes of food poisoning are self limiting. If you have vomiting and diarrhea that exceeds your input you may need medication and possibly IV fluids although rehydrating orally is best. ...Read more

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What foods confer lower rates of food poisoning?

Food Poisoning: Fresh fruits and vegetables that have been washed thoroughly. ...Read more

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How to treat food poisoning?

How to treat food poisoning?

Depends: Most food poisoning are self-limited- takes a few days to recover. But a few requires hospitalization as in the case of poison mushroom. Your question is too generalized. ...Read more

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Is food poisoning contagious?

No: By definition a contagious illness is one where a type of infection you are experiencing or carrying is transmitted to another. Getting food poisoning requires that food was ingested and was the cause of the illness. Not something transmitted from one to another. ...Read more

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E. Coli food poisoning symptoms?

E. Coli food poisoning symptoms?

Bloody diarrhea: Acute bloody diarrhea is the main symptom, but in some cases there is no bleeding. There is often abdominal tenderness and absence of fever. Complications may include kidney failure, hemolytic anemia, and low platelets. ...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