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What Age Group Does Food Poisoning Mostly Affect
Food Poisoning: Food poisoning can occur at anytime, any age, and any foods are susceptible. From water, salad, meats, and carbs, all food have potential for causing food poisoning. Throw in x-contamination and it's inevitable everyone will be affected at some point in their lives. Those that have weakened immune systems are always at greater risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not only age range: Food poisoning may affect any age range, but older adults may be more susceptible due to decreased immune system strength. The same may be true of people of any age with chronic medical illnesses. Pregnant women may be more susceptible also. http://www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/risk/. ...Read more
Last Sunday I had food poisoning, now I feel eating is a massive chore. I can hardly finish a meal and I don't look forward to eating anymore.
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
Symptomatically: For the most part. Although some causes of foodborne gastroenteritis should not be treated with anti-diarrheal meds despite diarrhea because shigella and e. Coli o157 can be made worse. Remember some foodborne diseases are not specifically gastrointestinal such as botulism and amnestied shellfish poisoning and scombroid fish poisoning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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