What is the outlook for food poisoning?

What is the outlook for food poisoning?

What is the outlook for food poisoning?

The body’s natural expulsion mechanisms (vomiting and diarrhoea) should see to it that invasive pathogens are eradicated within a 48-hour period. Most individuals are able to return to normal shortly thereafter without long-term effects or health concerns.

It is rare for food poisoning to result in a life-threatening situation. An underlying medical condition or the severity of an infection (also dependant on the source or cause) can sometimes place a person at higher risk of more serious complications. If complications are sufficiently treated by a medical professional, significant damage to tissues and organs, in particular, can be averted.

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