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What Does Salmonella Look Like
By having a reptile do I decrease my life span because of diseases they carry like salmonella. Can i get it over and over if in exposed to it allways?
How true that eating raw rice can cause harmful bacteria in the body like salmonella? Is there really side effect of taking raw rice?
Not really: Any food can be contaminated with bacterial pathogens but commercially purchased rice is not likely to be any more dangerous than any other product. Certainly, if taken directly from a rice paddy in countries in which human excrement is used as fertilizer, this may create a risk. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between a Crohn's flare and something more serious like food poisoning, e coli or salmonella?
Culture: A stool culture will give the answer in about 48 hours. If you are under treatment for crohn's, your gastroenterologist knows all about this. The truth is that most food poisoning is self-limited though a major nuisance while you have it; the greatest concern is the e. Coli that cause hemolytic-uremic syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 year ago i had sever salmonella poisoning, my stools smelt very foul. My anus smell like this after 1 year, and co workers smell it. Help me please.
Would boiling corn on the cob in a pressure cooker kill all potential germs like listeria or salmonella? Just wondering as I am pregnant.
Yse: Autoclaves which are used to sterilize medical instruments are basically pressure cookers. Any thing cooked in a pressure cooker should be safe from infection for a pregnant woman unless the food is left around at room temperature for awhile after cooking. Your concern tells me what a lucky baby this is. You are going to be a great mom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: This is not a home diagnosis. There are too many possibly serious illness which may present like this and you should be seen by a physician quickly. ...Read more
How long does Bactria and viruses like salmonella typhi, hep A, hep B , herpes etc. can survive on surfaces like mattresses, blankets, clothes etc.
Varies: Streptococcus pneumonia and strep pyogenes can survive on surfaces such a books, toys cribs for months. Studies show that antibiotic resistant bacteria can survive on hospital fabrics for upto 90days (synthetic fabrics) . Viruses such as adenovirus, herpes virus and polio virus can survive on hard surfaces for upto 8 weeks. Vaccinia and cocackie virus can survive for upto 2 weeks. ...Read more
If i'm going grocery shopping and i get stuff like chicken (raw) and ground beef. Any germs like salmonella, e coli, or any other germs from raw meat on my hands?
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