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Food Poisoning Questions and Answers (Q&A)

H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
Foodborne illness, more commonly referred to as food poisoning, is the result of eating contaminated, spoiled, or toxic food. The most common symptoms of food poisoning include nausea, vomiting,...Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
The symptoms of food poisoning usually begin within one to two days after eating contaminated food, although they may start at any point between a few hours and several weeks later. The main...Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
Many types of food poisoning are contagious. You usually get food poisoning from eating food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. However, if you have food poisoning it is possible...Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
During pregnancy, food poisoning can cause even more anxiety. In addition to feeling ill, you’re worried about the safety of your baby-to-be. Food safety is an important issue for pregnant...Read More

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Jana , English Professor
Answered: Jun 02, 2020
You can get salmonella from chicken. This usually comes from one of two sources. The first source is from fecal matter that the chicken may have touched in the factories it was produced in....Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain are the most common group of symptoms in people with salmonella, shigella, campylobacter or E. Coli, bacteria that enter through the intestines....Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
Food poisoning is often diagnosed based on a detailed history, including how long you've been sick, your symptoms and specific foods you've eaten. Your doctor will also perform a physical exam,...Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
CDC’s estimates of the burden of foodborne illness in the United States provide the most accurate picture of known pathogens and unspecified agents causing foodborne illness in the United...Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
Food poisoning is caused by bacteria and, sometimes, viruses or other germs. They can get into the food we eat or the liquids we drink. We can't taste, smell, or see these germs (at least not...Read More

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Sophia Lee Ryan
Answered: Oct 22, 2017
Food poisoning cannot cause a rash. The symptoms, depending on the poisoning, more closely resemble a really bad bout of the cold and a stomach bug at the same time. You’ll typically...Read More

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Sophia Lee Ryan
Answered: Oct 22, 2017
Food poisoning is not a direct cause of colitis. It can be a contributing factor if you have a serious case of salmonella or campylobacter. These can increase the risks of developing irritable...Read More

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H.Miaham
Answered: Oct 17, 2017
Once the germs that cause food poisoning get into our systems, some of them release toxins. These toxins are poisons (the reason for the name "food poisoning"), and they can give a person...Read More

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Cesar H. Pablo, Journalist
Answered: Nov 01, 2017
Food poisoning symptoms vary with the source of contamination. Most types of food poisoning cause one or more of the following si...Read More

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Sophia Lee Ryan
Answered: Oct 22, 2017
Food poisoning can put you in the hospital for severe dehydration, but most people won’t die from simple food poisoning. Some people have almost died, and a few have died, from food...Read More

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Sophia Lee Ryan
Answered: Oct 22, 2017
There are plenty of ways you can prevent food poisoning without making big changes to your lifestyle. One such way is to simply refrigerate or freeze food within a couple hours of buying it. This...Read More

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