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My son ate beef burger and within 6 hours had watery diarrhea, then got extreme chills and fever 104.5 f. What could it be? What should I do?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
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In brief: DIARRHEA

Food poisoning causes gastroenteritis after eating food contaminated by toxins or infectious lbm. Most probable cause is staphylococcal gastroenteritis if it occurs 4-8 hours after ingestion of bacteria.
Bloody stools with high fever, think of salmonella, e. Coli, shigellosis. Pls. See your md.

In brief: DIARRHEA

Food poisoning causes gastroenteritis after eating food contaminated by toxins or infectious lbm. Most probable cause is staphylococcal gastroenteritis if it occurs 4-8 hours after ingestion of bacteria.
Bloody stools with high fever, think of salmonella, e. Coli, shigellosis. Pls. See your md.
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