Food Poisoning | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • How do I know my symptoms are caused by food poisoning?
  • Are there medicines that prevent food poisoning?
  • Is food poisoning dangerous? When should I call you?
  • How is food poisoning different from other digestive disorders?
  • How long will it take me to recover from food poisoning?
  • Do I have food allergy?


Poisoning, Envenomation, and Trauma from Marine Creatures by RA Perkins, M.D., M.P.H. and SS Morgan, M.D. (American Family Physician February 15, 2004,

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00