Consuming contaminated or spoilt food can cause food poisoning leading to diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, fever, abdominal pain, weakness, headache, etc. E.coli, Listeria, Salmonella, Campylobacter, C.botulinum, Toxoplasma, norovirus, sapovirus, and rotavirus mainly cause food poisoning. Meat, dairy, and eggs are frequently found to be contaminated. Treatment includes antimicrobials and rehydration with fluid and electrolytes, with which food poisoning resolves within two or three days.
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Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I both started experiencing heartburn two weeks ago. It began at the same time for both of us. I had taken Pantoprazole for a year, and it has kept me in a good place related to heartburn. I also use Simvastatin and Losartan. Could we have contracted some bacteria causin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Food poisoning in the form of bacterial ingestion does not typically give this kind of symptom. Most likely, you have gastroesophageal reflux disease. It may be from acid reflux from your stomach to your lower eso... Read Full »