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How do I manage my Shigella food poisoning?

For mild cases of Shigella food poisoning, drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated and get plenty of rest. Do not use over-the-counter drugs for the treatment of diarrhea. These medicines may worsen your illness. If symptoms become severe, consult a doctor.

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