Food Poisoning Treatment Directory
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.
Ingestion of the poison found in pufferfish, a tetrodotoxin that is one of the most toxic poisons found in nature, leads to symptoms that may progress from numbness and tingling around the mouth, salivation, nausea, and vomiting to paralysis, loss of consciousness, and respiratory failure.
Food Poisoning Treatment
WebMD explains first aid steps for treatment of food poisoning.
Food Poisoning Treatment: What to Expect
WebMD explains the symptoms and causes of food poisoning - and when you may want to call the doctor.
Shellfish Poisoning, Gastrointestinal
Shellfish poisoning is caused by eating shellfish contaminated with bacteria or, more commonly, viruses.
Slideshows & Images
A Visual Guide To Salmonella
See what salmonella bacteria look like and learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of salmonella poisoning.
Slideshow: Food Allergy Triggers, Common and Uncommon
Peanuts, tomatoes, and even exercise, can bring on food allergies, some quite dangerous. This WebMD slideshow helps identify triggers, symptoms, and tests to help keep your family safe.
Slideshow: Food Dangers You Should Avoid
See the most common culprits in food poisoning in our slideshow, as well as symptoms, complications, and how to keep your food safe.