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What are the symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning?

Jill A. Grimes, MD
Family Medicine
The symptoms of salmonella food poisoning include fever, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping. The symptoms start anywhere from 12 hours to 3 days after eating contaminated eggs. Salmonella is passed to humans when we eat raw or undercooked eggs that have been infected.

Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning include stomach cramps, diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Symptoms usually appear in between 12 hours to two days and can last for a few days to a week. Salmonella symptoms can be confused with other forms of food poisoning or the flu. The diarrhea can be extreme and cause dehydration.

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