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Toxoplasmosis Consumption Of Contaminated Water
Loaded question-: Typically, yes - the water is usually free of germs, but not the button or the lever that allows water to flow into your cup, additionally, it is difficult to vouch for the dispenser that might have been violated by some brash employee who didn't use a cup and decides to take a "swig" using his lips that may have inadvertently touch the lip of the water spout.....Enjoy. ...Read more
Can you contract food borne illness by handling raw meat w/ a small open cut or will the raw meat just cause infection of the wound itself?
Is it possible that consuming alcoholic beverages along with possibly infected canned food kill the botulism toxin and reduce the risk of getting sick?
Not recommended: If any suspicion that food is contaminated do not eat it. Usually, that is appreciated visually, by smell and taste. Alcohol may neutralize bacteria, but not their toxins once they get in your system. There is a popular belief that alcohol would help in fighting infections and it may, however would not recommend it against deadly conditions, like botulism. ...Read more
How to make contaminated water safe for drinking? In my country, most of the water supply is contaminated and often times mixed with sewage water.
Water: Boiling it is the easiest and safest method ...Read more
Possibly raw milk: Rabies virus can be found in unpasteurized milk of rabid animals and there are a few anecdotal reports of transmission possibly. There have been several large scale post-exposure prophylaxis incidents involved unpasteurized milk from a rabid cow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 35 weeks pregnant & some raw chicken juice splashed into my eye while cooking. Is there any risk of contracting toxoplasmosis or listeriosis?
Assuming the sprout i bought is contaminated with salmonella or toxigenic ecoli,etc. Will cooking sprouts kill them? Is the risk only in raw eating?
Raw Risk: Make sure you get your sprouts from a trusted source. If sprouts are exposed to animal fertilizers or unsanitary hands, you are at risk of contracting food poisoning. Cold water washing sometimes isn't enough to wash the bacteria off and cooking is your only way to kill these bacteria. ...Read more
Any known case of HIV being transferred from blood or bodily fluids in drinks and food in adults ? By swallowing HIV blood/fluids or eating food ?
No: It is not transmitted in this fashion. ...Read more
I have digestion disorders & chronic constipation despite drinking about 3 liters of water &eating high amount of fibers (raw&cooked vegetables) , why?
No - it should be ok: Rabies in cattle is serious and a reason raw milk is considered risky. But heating it to even 140 deg f kills the virus - certainly boiling does. So, it should be safe with regard to the rabies virus. It's really good that you are interested in this sort of thing - have a great holiday season. ...Read more
What's the intestinal disease caused by a single cell parasite from rat droppings in drinking water?
Are ( Sexually transmitted diseases) transmitted through swimming pools?
What about sharing glass , spoons, eating or drinking leftovers ?
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