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What Happens To You When You Get Staph Aureus Food Poisoning
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
Bact toxin illness: Ingesting preformed toxin produced by staphylococcus, not detroyed by cooking; tasteless. Likely foods are creamy, mayonnaise type, e.g. Potato salad, cole slaw. Onset of symptoms in 1-8 hours. Feverish, lots of vomiting, cramps, may have diarrhea as well. Feels awful, lasts 24-48 hrs. Rx fluids, avoid dehydration, anti spasm meds may be needed. Not contagious. Wash your hands preparing food. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What happens if you eat ever so slightly pink chicken, can you really get food poisoning and salmonella from that?
Where to begin...: Some examples.... 1. The biggest offender is poor hand hygiene. Other major ones: 2. Unsafe handling and storage of food 3. Handling food while having a contagious illness 4. Breakdown in following regulations in the production and distribution of food products, ending up on your table 5. Using contaminated food in your recipes (e.g. bloated cans of vegetables, unpasteurized honey, others ...Read more
Treat the cause: Food poisoning is caused by many agents, including viral, bacterial, parasitic infections, chemicals, preformed toxins like staphylococcal toxin, botulism and food intolerances etc. You need to address the cause of your food poisoning. If you do not know the cause, please consult your doctor. ...Read more
Ate a bad string cheese 2 days ago & have food poisoning. Worse today. Should I avoid hurling or let it happen and get whatever it is out? Hydrating.
Just let it happen.: Just let whatever happens happens. You're not going to feel well for maybe a couple more days, but don't make yourself vomit as (a) it won't help and (b) you can give yourself a tear in your esophagus, which of course would not be good. ...Read more
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