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What are the symptoms of staph food poisoning?

Leigh Vinocur, MD
Emergency Medicine
Symptoms have an explosive onset including bad abdominal cramps, severe nausea, violent vomiting as well as some diarrhea. Patients do not have a fever. These symptoms are self-limiting and the illness is brief. Patients usually totally recover by 3 days.

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