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What is the treatment for salmonella poisoning?

What is the treatment for salmonella poisoning?

Oral hydration: Salmonella typhi (typhoid fever) is transmitted by drinking or eating contaminated water or food. High fever, headache, abdominal pain and rash are possible symptoms. Oral hydration is the mainstay of treatment, although IV hydration may be needed in serious cases; oral antibiotics may also be recommended. Anti-diarrheal meds are usually not recommended. ...Read more

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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 is the treatment for salmonellosis?

What is the treatment for salmonellosis?

Self limited illness: Salmonellosis in the US is nontyphoidal. This is a self-limited diarrheal illness which lasts 2 - 7 days. Treatment is supportive and mainly consists of hydration and electrolyte supplementation. Severely ill patients should be hospitalized and may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for food poisoning?

What is the treatment for food poisoning?

Fluids, maybe meds: Hydration, not just water; sometimes antibiotics, not always: depends on severity, duration, and type of germ. Bland foods, brat diet (bananas, rice, apple sauce, tea, toast) initially; then advance. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for listeria infections?

What is the treatment for listeria infections?

Antibiotics: Ampicilin, ciprofloxacin, vancomycin can be used to treat listeriosis. These should be prescribed by doctor after a proper diagnosis has been made. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for enteritis?

What is the treatment for enteritis?

Treatment enteritis: Depends completely on the cause of the enteritis. Discuss this with your treating doctors. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for accidental poisoning?

What is the treatment for accidental poisoning?

Depends: Poisoning of any type is a very serious medical problem. The treatment will depend upon the agent involved. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for norovirus infection?

What is the treatment for norovirus infection?

Hydration: Norovirus is a virus that commonly causes vomiting and diarrhea. It is extremely contagious by contact with microscopic amounts of vomitus or stool. The treatment is aimed at the symptoms. Anti-vomiting and anti-diarrhea medications can be used if needed. The most important treatment is to keep well hydrated and the body will clear the virus on its own. ...Read more

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What is the best treatement for typhoid.What kills salmonella?

What is the best treatement for typhoid.What kills salmonella?

Antibiotics: The particular antibiotic will depend upon to which drug the strain of salmonella you are infected with is sensitive. Many antibiotics no longer work because of resistance development of this organism. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for botulism?

What is the treatment for botulism?

BOTULISM: Treatment is supportive and trivalent anti toxin( a , b, e ) as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lead poisoning?

What is the treatment for lead poisoning?

Chelation therapy: Preventing further exposure and in severe cases treatment with edta to remove lead from the body. Consult the site below for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lead-poisoning/fl00068/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diarrhea?

What is the treatment for diarrhea?

Fluids fluids fluids: Drinks plenty of fluids to keep up with the fluid losses. There are medications that can slow down the diarrhea such as lomotil, (diphenoxylat and atropine) but they may prolong the episode of the loose stools. Its better to let the body flush it out naturally, while you keep up with the fluid losses. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tick-borne illness?

What is the treatment for tick-borne illness?

Depends on illness: Depending on what illness had been transmitted will determine which medicines would be recommended. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of salmonella osteomyelitis?

What is the treatment of  salmonella osteomyelitis?

Salmonella osteo: This depends upon whether this is acute vs. Chronic osteomyelitis. In the chronic form you may need input from an orthopedical surgeon for debridement of devitalized bone combined with a long-term antibiotic preferrably given iv, although if sensitive to a fluorinated quinolone like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) this may be effective orally over at least a 4 wk course. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for salmonella and what is it caused by?

Depends: It is always caused by a bacteria called salmonella . We only treat it if absolutely necessary as there is a greater incidence of a severe complication called hemolytic uremic syndrome when antibiotics are used. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tularemia?

What is the treatment for tularemia?

Antgibiotics: Streptomycin, gentamicin, doxycycline, and Ciprofloxacin are antibiotics which are commonly used to treat tularemia. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for enterobiasis?

What is the treatment for enterobiasis?

Oral medication: Albendazole, mebendazole, or pyrantel pamoate are all highly effective, but must treat family members, classmates in school as well or reinfection from these sources may occur frequently. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for GI infections?

What is the treatment for GI infections?

Depends..: ...On the diagnosis. Parasitic infections (giardia for example) are treated differently than bacterial. And each bacterial colitis may have a different antibiotic. There are no treatments for viral gastroenteritis. To sort this out you need a stool culture and parasite exam as the first step. After a diagnosis you move on to picking a treatment option. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ehrlichiosis?

What is the treatment for ehrlichiosis?

Depends: Treatment depends on the age and stage of illness. If you are an adult and come from a high risk area for lymes disease then usually a 14 day course of Doxycycline is used. If the patient is pregnant or a young child Amoxicillin is used as an alternative . For late stage treatment hospitalization is usually required, antibiotics given through veins and other symptoms managed. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Salmonella (Definition)

Is a bacterium which is a cause of gastrointestinal infection presenting with fever and diarrhea for 4-7 days and is transmitted as a zoonosis, that is, directly or indirectly from an animal host such as chickens or their eggs. Only salmonella typhi is ...Read more