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  •  you may not have had salmonella then. It can last (1+ / 0-)
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    slowbutsure

    2 whole weeks. I had uncontrollable diarrhea every hour and a half for ten days with salmonella. You probably had a very small dose of e-coli or some other thing that you fought off well from the way you describe it.

    The salmonella scares really scare me, as I can picture my grandchildren not surviving what I went through...

    •  everyone reacts differently ... (2+ / 0-)

      I was involved in the first famous case of salmonella poisoning (Jewel milk) in the 80's.  About 8 hours of extreme distress for me also....it petered out over a couple of days.

      A couple people did die though.

      •  Yikes! I grew up in the South, so I got some (0+ / 0-)

        Coca-cola and drank that until I stopped throwing up - they used to sell the syrup as an anti-nausea.

        ...Son, those Elephants always look out for themselves. If you happen to get a crumb or two from their policies, it's a complete coincidence. -Malharden's Dad

        by slowbutsure on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 02:04:31 PM PST

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