The holidays are here & you know what that means… Holiday Parties & Food! Holiday food is always amazing, however, sometimes food can go wrong. When it does this can lead to food poisoning! We here at Doctors Express Hamilton will do our best to help you get over your illness. Food poisoning is a severe illness to miss. When you have food poisoning, you definitely know something is wrong.

Symptoms

Food poisoning is not an illness to go undetected some symptoms you may experience are:

  • Stomach cramps
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Weakness
  • Loss of Appetite

We can test you!

Food poising can usually be tested with a simple stool test. It is the most accurate test we have & the results come back quickly!

How to stay away from food poisoning

Food poisoning comes from a bacteria that grows on raw food in a semi-warm environment. The bacteria typically happens on a warm surface & can be transferred with touch. So if you think you have eaten something wrong don’t force yourself to eat any more of it.

How do we treat?

Food poisoning can be treated with a pure sports drink & some nutrients. Electrolytes are crucial to getting back into your body of you have been vomiting. We will monitor you & make sure you are okay to go home! If you have any more questions or concerns, please feel free to CALL US: 609-890-4100