The Common Symptoms Of Food Poisoning

food poisoning symtomsThere are several symptoms which indicate the possibilities of food poisoning. However, a food    poisoning victim shows few symptoms only. The timings, at which the symptoms occur, vary depending on the type of food contamination as well as the immune system of the affected person.

The intensity of symptoms varies in a person depending on his/her age, immune system, health status, the way of exposure to that ailment and the body status. Normally in children, elders, pregnant women and the people who are under certain types of medication are very vulnerable to food poisoning.

I have listed the following symptoms which are commonly seen in food poisoning victims. They are:

1. Nausea
2. Vomiting
3. Loss of appetite
4. Diarrhea
5. Dehydration
6. Fever
7. Cramps and pain in stomach area
8. Fainting
9. Headache
10. Numbness or tingling sensation in the arms, legs or mouth
11. Dizziness
12. Depression
13. Weakness
14. Heart beating at brisk rate

When the person suffers from severe food poisoning, he will display the following symptoms which will last for more than 48 hours even after treating with home remedies. They are:

Fever of severe type with or without shivers or chills
Severe type diarrhea resulting in loss of fluids in large quantity
Stools mixed with blood or pus
Extreme level of dehydration

If these symptoms occur, then that person should immediately go to a nearby hospital or a doctor to get the proper treatment for food poisoning.

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3 Responses to “The Common Symptoms Of Food Poisoning”

  1. ali says:

    i have 6 of these symptoms (nausea, loss of appetite, cramps and pain in stomach plus in my pelvis region, headache, depression and weakness) but i also had wide moodyiness and sleepiness. does the moodiess and the sleepiness symptoms too?

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