Delicious lunch in an unfamiliar cafe can turn into food poisoning. How to cope with toxicoinfection yourself, what should be for this in a home first aid kit and in what cases you need to run to the doctor?
How cool to go to the sea resort, in
unknown country, attend interesting places and inspect local
Attractions, now and then enter the cafe or restaurant to taste
dishes of local cuisine. With pleasure absorbing gentle, slightly pinkish piece
Meat or Cake with Unusually Aromatic, Melting Cream Cream,
none of us even thinks that this food can threaten and,
Despite the appetizing appearance, can cause food poisoning, which will spoil the rest at least a few
poisoning Otherwise, called food toxicoinfection. It
It does not develop when infected with pathogenic microbes, but as a result
Eating contaminated by the productivity of bacteria, their toxins.
And usually a frankly poisonous product retains a nice appearance, taste
and smell and perceived as quite edible.
What products most often cause Food poisoning? First of all, it is all kinds of milk
Products, raw eggs, various types of meat, cutting vegetable dishes,
Confectionery, especially cakes and cakes with protein cream.
Why low-quality products are on our
Table? The reason for what — violation of sanitary and hygienic standards of their storage and
Processing. If, entering the cafe, you see the cakes, beautifully laid out in
Vases standing on the counter outside the refrigerator, know: here little care about
Visitor health. Undergraduate shawarma, steaks with blood, kebab, pastry and
Patty sold on the street — All these disasses are likely to be likely
call food poisoning.
A few hours after «fatal» Messages
nausea appears, pain in the top of the abdomen — Gastritis symptoms develop. Feeling «Nesladnoe», the stomach is trying to free himself from
low-quality food and microbial poisons through enhanced production
Gastric juice with disinfecting effect and multiple vomiting.
If «enemy» It turns out to be strong, breaks the defense, reaching the intestine, then
Begins diarrhea. In severe poisoning, the body temperature may increase,
emerging headache, dizziness and even disorder of consciousness, but still
Most of the food poisoning proceeds in a light form and passes
yourself, especially if you help a sick organism a little.
What to do
With food poisoning?
With food poisoning?
First of all, you should remember if food poisoning It originated
Little child, at a weakened or elderly person, in a pregnant woman,
Do not risk, it is better to immediately call the brigade «Ambulance».
Next proceed according to plan.
- Rinse the stomach: Drinking 3 glasses of pale pink
Potassium permanganate solution or 5% solution of drinking soda (50 g of soda per liter
water), push the root of the tongue and call vomit. Procedure Repeat.
It is necessary to ensure that the vomits become transparent, without impurities
eaten on the eve of food.
- Take any enterosorbent — a drug,
Possessing the ability to fix on themselves and output natural
by pathogenic microbes and their toxins. Suitable any medicinal
means — Activated Coal, Enterosgel, Smekt, Sorbex, Polytepan, Polysorb,
- Do not apply with no fix
Imodium type preparations, it will only complicate the elimination of poisons from the body. At
Lantages are recommended to adopt a laxative.
- Replenish lost as a result of vomiting and
diarrhea liquid. In food poisoning more drink, better non-carbonated
Mineral water or special rehydration solution acquired in
- Do not take antibiotics in food poisoning!
The disease is not caused by microbes, but their toxins, and against them
Antibacterial drugs are powerless.
- Restore the normal intestinal microflora
Eubiotics or probiotics. Wonderfully fit such drugs as Baktisubtil,
If signs of food poisoning do not pass in
two days and well-being continues to deteriorate, you need to contact
for medical help. Food
poisoning can be dangerous for life.