Do You Run a Fever with Food Poisoning?

Author: Gabrielle Marks
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You CAN run a fever with food poisoning.

Food poisoning can be caused by a variety of bacteria, toxins, parasites, or viruses and can strike with a variety of symptoms. Fever is a common sign of food poisoning as well as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches, and abdominal cramping.

Specific symptoms can occur in conjunction with the contamination source.

Botulism: If you have contracted food poisoning due to botulism, you may have additional symptoms that include double vision, difficulty breathing, dry mouth, and weakness with paralysis.

Cholera: If you have been infected by the bacterium Vibrio cholera, or cholera, additional symptoms you may experience are excessive thirst, lack of tears, lethargy, rapid pulse, and unusual sleepiness.

E. coli enteritis: This bacteria causes an inflammation of the small intestine and can include additional food poisoning symptoms such as gas and loss of appetite.

Salmonella: Generally contracted from meat and dairy products, food poisoning caused by salmonella bacteria is the most common form of food poisoning.

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Works Cited

National Center for Biotechnology Information
"Botulism"
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001624/

National Center for Biotechnology Information
"Cholera"
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001348

National Center for Biotechnology Information
"E. coli enteritis"
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001341







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