E. Coli food poisoning symptoms?

Bloody diarrhea. Acute bloody diarrhea is the main symptom, but in some cases there is no bleeding. There is often abdominal tenderness and absence of fever. Complications may include kidney failure, hemolytic anemia, and low platelets.

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How do I treat e coli food poisoning?

Homeopathy. Hopefully you are better now...If it is bad and you are getting dehydrated, you need to be seen. My favorite treatment for food poisoning (vomiting and diarrhea) is homeopathic arsenicum album.. It works wonderfully. Read more...
Treatment. Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics are sometimes indicated. Hospitalization is sometimes necessary. 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 more...
Stool culture needed. A crohn's flare is as serious as food poisoning, including e. Coli and salmonella. Both can course with diarrhea and fever depending on severity, yet many cases of food poisoning will course with nausea and vomiting and less likelyhood of having blood in the stool. The onset is frequently abrupt and the abdominal pain is usually more diffuse and less localized. A stool culture can be diagnostic. Read more...

Can irradiation get rid off food poisoning from e. Coli and salmonella?

Yes. Irradiating food can stop e. Coli and salmonella, two bacterial causes of food poisoning from contaminated meat and poultry. The bacteria shigella and campylobacter, plus the parasite toxoplasma, can also be stopped by irradiation of food. Read more...
It depends. While irradiation can kill bacteria at the time of treatment it won't stop new growth if the food is mishandled. There are other problems that irradiation won't fix like toxins that can be produced by some bacteria like e. Coli. Read more...