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

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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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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Doctors, what are symptoms of food poisoning?

Doctors, what are symptoms of food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Symptoms of Food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of food poisoning?

What are the signs and symptoms of food poisoning?

Nausea, vomit, diarr: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramping are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of food poisoning and when do you go to the emergency room?

What are the symptoms of food poisoning and when do you go to the emergency room?

Above and below: Most food poisoning is characterized by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. While most of the time the illness is self-limited and does no lasting harm, if you develop fever, have blood in the vomit or stool, or it lasts for more than a day, go to a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of food poisoning vs symptoms of flu?

What is the symptoms of food poisoning vs symptoms of flu?

Cramps vs cough: Food poisoning is mostly cramping and diarrhea. Flu is a severe upper respiratory illness with a cough. ...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 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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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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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

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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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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 do you know when to contact your doctor?

What are the symptoms of food poisoning and how do you know when to contact your doctor?

See below: There are many different types of food poisoning and you can read about that in the website given below. You should contact your doctor if you have persistent vomiting diarrhea, or fever.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of food poisoning and how long after eating untill symptoms show up?

What are the symptoms of food poisoning and how long after eating untill symptoms show up?

Gi Distress: A variety of symptoms but usually nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. They can start as rapidly as 30 minutes or several days. Once the symptoms start, one commonly feels better in 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Would it be possible for someone to display symptoms of food poisoning days after eating questionable food?

Would it be possible for someone to display symptoms of food poisoning days after eating questionable food?

Yes: It depends on the agent causing food poisoning, some chemicals may have delayed response, e.g., arsenic, some infections have an incubation period of days. ...Read more

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I ate some questionable food and my stomach hurts now. What are the symptoms of food poisoning?

Several: Nausea, vomiting, and dizziness are common. Diarrhea, stomache ache, and fever can also occur. If symptoms worsen, see doctor because certain food poisoning is very dangerous. ...Read more

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How long after eating possibly contaminated food would one suffer the symptoms of food poisoning?

How long after eating possibly contaminated food would one suffer the symptoms of food poisoning?

2-6 hours for staph: Food poisoning is caused by eating contaminated food. Infectious organisms, including various bacteria, viruses and parasites, or their toxins are the causes of food poisoning.

When you develop symptoms depends on the exact cause of the food poisoning. One of the common causes of food poisoning is due to toxins produced by bacteria staph aureus especially if food is kept at room temperature. ...Read more

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Food Poisoning (Definition)

Occurs when you swallow food or water that contains bacteria, parasites, viruses, or toxins ...Read more