Food poisoning can occur from almost any type of food. Infectious organisms or their toxins are the most common causes of food poisoning, it’s an illness caused by food contaminated with bacteria or molds. In Nigeria, millions of this particular case happens every year. So here are some signs of food poisoning you need to know about.
When you notice food poisoning in your body system, shun drinks containing caffeine and alcohol because they have dehydration properties, instead drink plenty of water and also small portion of soft foods like bread, rice, and bananas can be eaten too to avoid dehydration.
Listeria and Campylobacter are bacteria that usually come with digestive problems, so when you have a fever for more than 48 hours, you should take caution and see a doctor.
Sweating is normal in the human body but its abnormal when it’s excess. When excess sweating occurs try to remember if you have eaten anything wary over the past few days. Sweating is one of the first symptoms of food poisoning, take caution when sweating occurs because food poisoning is easily muddled with influenza.
Diarrhea is a dominant symptom of food poisoning, we have different types of diarrhea but the food poison diarrhea is the bloody one. Diarrhea can be as a result of flu and still the diarrhea in food poisoning is always bloody and it’s caused by the bacteria E.coli and Campylobacter.
Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea and vomiting are two mutual symptoms that appear in food poisoning and it depending on the type of bacteria that infected the food in question. Some food bacteria that cause nausea and vomiting are Salmonella and Listeria bacteria. So when nausea and vomiting occurs caution should be taken too because they could be signs of food poisoning.