Poisoning or indigestion?

Poisoning or indigestion?

How often on holiday, and at the weekend at the cottage, we have a picnic
break the usual mode and diet for us. I want to yourself
treat something tasty — there is not resist the temptation
Try it with a counter-berry fruit in courtesy-persistent
sellers on the market. But who will buy a pie at the beach, which is not known
many traveled under the scorching sun in search of careless
There are lovers taste of raw meat during cooking kebabs …
How many problems we can get, having given moment of weakness!
You have once again succumbed to the temptation and ate … not
it is important that within an hour felt a sharp pain in your stomach?
Most often, the body simply could not cope with fatty foods, and
digestive system failed. But it is also possible that you have poisoned banal.
How to distinguish poisoning from indigestion and what to do? How to help yourself?

Food poisoning.

• cramping abdominal pain, epigastric or
umbilical region
• vomiting (3 or more times per day)
• diarrhea (up to 10-15 times a day, often with mucus)
• temperature (37-37,5 ° C)
• nausea, weakness
• There may be fever, tachycardia, low blood pressure
The first symptoms of poisoning can appear within 20 minutes
after eating the food, but it can take 3-6 hours. It depends on the
type of product, whether an empty stomach or before you do something about already
ate, drank.

First aid

• It is best to wash out the stomach: drink in one go 1.5L
a weak solution of potassium permanganate.
• Every 15 minutes, take 1 tbsp. spoon alkaline water
(Eg, «Borjomi»), a pre-release of the gas from it.
Take rehydron, which will prevent dehydration
organism and salt loss.
• Drink any sorbent to «bind» the toxins and remove them
from the body.
When abdominal pain drink painkillers undesirable.
If the pain does not subside, you call your doctor: with food poisoning easy
confuse appendicitis, pancreatitis and other organs of inflammation


• severity and pain (usually dull) in the stomach area, feeling it
• nausea, heartburn and belching
• bloating and flatulence
• bowel disorder (usually long), it is possible not only
diarrhea and constipation.

First aid
• Helps receiving enzyme preparations (mezim, festal,
panzinorm, ipental, pancreatin, and others.)
• well to strong chamomile or mint tea,
if there is milfoil, it is also nice,
• the best in such a situation — a temporary hunger or
failure (at least for a day) from solid food, then gradually
It is possible to go back, starting from mash
• Try to stick to the diet for at least two weeks
and totally abstain from spicy, smoked food, coffee and
alcohol and, of course, carbonated drinks.

Poisoning or indigestion

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