What are the treatment options for Vibrio parahaemolyticus food poisoning?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are some treatment options that may help reduce the symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus food poisoning even if medication isn't necessary. Individuals who experience diarrhea should drink lots of fluids to replace those lost by the body. While most infections are mild or moderate, if the infection is severe or persists for a long period, some doctors may prescribe an antibiotic, such as tetracycline, to treat the illness.

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