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How to Get Treatment for Salmonella Poisoning

Watch more Food Safety & Freshness videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Use these ideas to get treatment for salmonella poisoning. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Drink liquids and get rest Drink plenty of liquids and get rest if you experience symptoms of salmonella poisoning. These include diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, and vomiting. Tip Be cautious about taking anti-diarrhea medication. It can reduce cramping, but may prolong the diarrhea. Step 2: Understand the usual course Know that the symptoms usually go away by themselves in 4 to 7 days. Be aware that the symptoms can be more serious in infants, older persons, and those with chronic illnesses. Step 3: Call your doctor Call your doctor if your symptoms are severe. Antibiotics may be prescribed if your doctor thinks the infection has spread to your bloodstream. Step 4: Understand the need for IV fluids Be aware that if you have severe diarrhea, you may require intravenous fluids to help you rehydrate. Now rest easy knowing that your salmonella poisoning symptoms are under control. Did You Know? 1.4 million cases of salmonella poisoning occur in the United States each year.
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