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Is this food poisoning or stomach flu?

A: See a doctor. I agree with @marinelife, you need to see a doctor. Have you been trying to keep hydrated while you''ve been sick? The dizziness and weakness could be related to your hydration level. Have you been eating anything to help with the energy you are burning by being at work? Honestly, I think you should tell your boss you are sick, go home, and try to get in to see your doctor today. You really don''t want to spend the whole weekend sick, do you? If you put it off over the weekend, you could end up feeling much worse (especially if you are dehydrated and continue to get more dehydrated over the weekend). I 3rd the motion f

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Is this food poisoning or stomach flu?

A: See a doctor.. I agree with @marinelife, you need to see a doctor. Have you been trying to keep hydrated while youíve been sick? The dizziness and weakness could be related to your hydration level. Have you been eating anything to help with the energy you are burning by being at work? Honestly, I think you should tell your boss you are sick, go home, and try to get in to see your doctor today. You really donít want to spend the whole weekend sick, do you? If you put it off over the weekend, you could end up feeling much worse (especially if you are dehydrated and continue to get more dehydrated over the weekend).. I 3rd the motion f

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OK, some tips on dealing with food poisoning or stomach flu?

A: 2 weeks agoHey stever, since you've asked, my entire digestive tract is malfunctioning, to delicately answer your Q...yes. I've been able to sip ice chips with some smooth OJ mixed in(almost a sno-cone) and I'm getting stronger by the hour. It's good to be Irish. '' the best thing to do is to keep trying to put liquids like water, Gatorade and fruit juice down you. try also chicken broth and a cracker or two. It will probably keep coming up, but you have to keep trying. If you cannot keep anything down at all for more than 24 hours you MUST go see a doctor or to the emergency room, for help. they...
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How do I Tell the Difference Between food poisoning and stomach flu?

A: The distinction between food poisoning and the so-called ďstomach fluĒ is actually a bit difficult to define, primarily because the term ďstomach fluĒ is not really an accurate description. In both cases, the symptoms are very similar, and so are the treatments, since the condition often runs its course without medical intervention. Medical help should be sought if symptoms persist for more than 24 hours, or if they become extreme. food poisoning, also known as food b
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How to Differentiate food poisoning from stomach flu Symptoms

A: Whether it is the stomach flu or food poisoning, you are most likely miserable. It can be difficult to tell the difference between the two illnesses, as both bring on vomiting, diarrhea, chills, dizzyness and dehydration. But stomach flu is gastrointestinal and caused by various virus strains, while food poisoning is mostly the result of edibles that were prepared or handled incorrectly....


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Is it food poisoning or the flu?

A: On One Hand: food poisoning Symptomsfood poisoning (food-borne illness) is the possible result of ingesting a contaminated food or beverage. Symptoms vary, but may include vomiting, severe stomach pain and or cramps, diarrhea, fatigue, and fever. Symptoms may last one day or several....


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How Do You Know If You Have food poisoning or stomach Worms ?

A: Hi. food poisoning SYMPTOMS Symptoms of food poisoning depend on the type of contaminant and the amount eaten. The symptoms can develop rapidly, within 30 minutes, or slowly, worsening over days to weeks. Most of the common contaminants cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping. Usually food poisoning is not serious, and the illness runs its course in 24-48 hours. VIRUSES account for most food poisoning cases where a specific contaminant is found. 1ē N
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What foods prevent the stomach flu?

A: Eat more fresh vegetables either raw in salads or steamed. Take about twenty Garlic cloves and chop them up fine. With dinner, eat a forkful of food(no red meat), then a forkful of Garlic. Chew each bite really well until gone. Go to bed after having a glass of warm pure water(from the bottle). The next morning you should be fine. To further prevent flus and other diseases add more Garlic to your veggies every day. This helps boost your immune system so that it can combat any diseases and snuff them quickly. No foods will prevent the stomach

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food poisoning, or food allergy?

A: It was the shrimp that did you in. Many, many years ago I went out to dinner for my birthday at a famous restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale and had shrimp cocktail. I was violently ill for two weeks unable to keep anything down, dizzy, etc. It was the shrimp that did me in. I didn''t get ill right away but hours afterward. Apparently whatever piece of shrimp you got your relatives didn''t get and that one piece was bad. I haven''t eaten shrimp since. Quote: Alright, thank you. However then i would still wonder what it was if it wasn''t the shrimp, since i didn''t eat anything my family didn''t eat. I''m the only one allergic to shrimp around here so that''s why i would''ve narrowed it down to that. Anyway for sure i...
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How can a person tell if they actually have food poisoning or if itís actually something all together different?

A: food poisoning which is also commonly known as food-borne illness is caused when food becomes contaminated with something that is harmful like bacteria, virus, or toxin. This is usually a result of poor sanitation and improper food handling. The symptoms can emerge between 2 to 24 hours after eating. The severity depends on the causative agent. Common signs and symptoms are headache, fever, and fatigue that emerge first. This is followed by nausea, vomiting, stomach cramping and diarrhea. The main sign that the gastrointestinal distress was caused by

 
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