WebMD contributor Dr. Michael W. Smith says many types of food poisoning are contagious. Although a person usually gets food poisoning from eating contaminated food, it is possible to spread the germs responsible for the... More »

According to Mayo Clinic, most cases of food poisoning do not require medical treatment. Cases that cause severe vomiting and diarrhea, however, may result in dehydration that requires intravenous replacement of fluids a... More »

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The symptoms of food poisoning resolve for most patients within a few days without treatment, according to Mayo Clinic. In severe cases, common treatments include administering fluids intravenously to prevent dehydration... More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic website, the signs and symptoms of food poisoning from consuming contaminated food may begin within hours of consumption, or possibly not for days or weeks later. The sickness resulting from ... More »

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A person can recover from food poisoning by taking medication, consuming plenty of fluids and taking prescribed antibiotics, according to eMedicineHealth. Getting plenty of rest is another solution that aids in recovery,... More »

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According to WebMD, symptoms of food poisoning can last between one day to several months, depending on the cause. Symptoms can start within 1 hour to up to 10 days after ingestion of the causative agent. Typical symptom... More »

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The symptoms of food poisoning resolve for most patients within a few days without treatment, according to Mayo Clinic. In severe cases, common treatments include administering fluids intravenously to prevent dehydration... More »

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