Food poisoning, known for causing vomiting and diarrhea, can often be treated by drinking fluids and eating bland foods. In some cases, prescription drugs such as antibiotics may be needed for treatment. Some people may be hospitalized. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how food poisoning is treated both by a doctor and at home, what to expect from treatment, and much more.
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