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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Food Poisoning From Shrimp

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I have had food poisoning from shrimp for nearly 48 hours - should I seek emergency medical attention?

Shrimps: I have had personal experience of a friend who died of shrimp food poisoning. Do not take it lightly and seek medical attention if you are not feeling well. ...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


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What are the symptoms of food poisoning. How do you treat it?.

What are the symptoms of food poisoning. How do you treat it?.

Hmm: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain within a few hours of ingestion. Provided your symptoms get better in a day or , fluids and supportive measures should take care o it . If symptoms persist more than a day or 2 a more complete history and physical by your doctor is advised. ...Read more

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How long does it take for symptoms of food poisoning to start? would I know within 5 hours?

How long does it take for symptoms of food poisoning to start? would I know within 5 hours?

Variable: There are different types of food poisoning - some are caused by viral illness, some by bacteria, and others from exotoxins produced by bacteria. Symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomach cramping and diarrhea may occur within minutes to a day or two. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of food poisoning, and how long does it last ?

What are the symptoms of food poisoning, and how long does it last ?

Depends: Nausea, vomiting diarrhea are usual symptoms and the duration depends on the type of bug involved. Food poisoning also includes botulism that causes paralysis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of food poisoning?

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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What should be done if I have symptoms of food poisoning?

What symptoms?: You have made a presumptive diagnosis, based upon what? I do not know what specifically is meant when you say symptoms of food poisoning. Please go see a doctor and have this worked out professionally. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to start getting symptoms of food poisoning?

Please tell me how long it takes for to start getting symptoms of food poisoning?

Depends: Different posions have different lag periods. Strong acids and alkali act immediately. Low dose arsenic poisioning may not be evident for months or years; a lot more are inbetween. What poison do you have in mind? ...Read more

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Do i need to have all the symptoms of food poisoning to have poisoning?

Do i need to have all the symptoms of food poisoning to have poisoning?

No: There are many causes of food poisoning, e.g., chemicals, microbial toxin, infection with live viruses, bacteria, parasites etc and each type has different symptoms. ...Read more

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How llng does it take usually for you to get symptoms of food poisoning?

How llng does it take usually for you to get symptoms of food poisoning?

Depends: Different posions have different lag periods. Strong acids and alkali act immediately. Low dose arsenic poisioning may not be evident for months or years; a lot more are inbetween. What poison do you have in mind? ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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