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Could my stomach cramps be food poisoning? How normal is it to have symptoms the days after?

Could my stomach cramps be food poisoning? How normal is it to have symptoms the days after?

FOOD POISONING.: Usually the symptoms of food poisoning are short lived.You can have abdominal cramping in the early stages of food poisoning.But symptoms should resolve once you avoid the food causing the symptoms. ...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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Is my stomach cramps caused by food poisoning?

Is my stomach cramps caused by food poisoning?

Could be: A proper diagnosis wil require more history and physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more

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How can I stop stomach cramps due to food poisoning? I got sick several days ago and all other symptoms have stopped apart from the cramps

How can I stop stomach cramps due to food poisoning? I got sick several days ago and all other symptoms have stopped apart from the cramps

Ease back into diet: After any GI illness whether toxic (food poisoning), or infectious (viruses and bacteria), the gut takes time to heal its protective lining and begin replenishing enzymes needed to digest a normal diet. Start with bland foods, clear liquids, toast, bananas, rice, and reintroduce more flavorful food as able. Avoid dairy (lactose) after any such illness, and only reintroduce it when fully well. ...Read more

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I had food poison and now I have a gas taste and stomach cramps. Is this normal?

Possible: Food poisoning affects your stomach and your guts causing disturbance in their function. So, your symptoms are not out of the ordinary to have after food poisoning. ...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