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Food poisoning symptoms and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Can you get food poisioning from eating one cooked shrimp that may have been bad
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   although i just ate one?
User :   it was refrigerated
Doctor :   yes you can get
User :   from just one?
User :   even though it was cooked?
Doctor :   if it is well cooked there is less chance
User :   ya it was fully cooked
Doctor :   but some bacteria are aheat resistant
User :   so is there anything to do to get around the symptoms of food poisioning
User :   like drink alot of water or something?
Doctor :   symptoms are vomiting, loose motion stomach pain
User :   yes i have had it and thats why i am trying to avoid it
User :   but i thought that just from eating one shrimp i wouldnt get sick
Doctor :   it does not depend on how much you eat
User :   oh i thought it did
User :   so now i just have to wait to see if it comes, there is nothing i can do to avoid it
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