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How long does it take to recover from food poisoning?

Nobody wants to go through the ordeal of food poisoning. The amount of time it takes for your body to eliminate all traces of foodborne disease is directly correlated to the quantity of germs present in the food you consume.

Approximately 1 out of every 6 Americans may fall victim to food poisoning or another kind of foodborne disease each year, according to the CDC’s estimations. Norovirus, salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, campylobacter, and Staphylococcus aureus are the germs that cause the most widespread infections.

While a few days of rest at home usually cure minor cases of food poisoning, in very rare instances, medical intervention may be necessary right away. In order to help patients recover from food poisoning, gastroenterologist Dr. Pratima Dibba of the Medical Offices of Manhattan has provided some vital information. Read the article.