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    Food poisoning is a disease?

    Could you tell me what is food poisoning? i.e. I want to know whether it is a disease or a virus or a bacterium or something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Could you tell me what is food poisoning? i.e. I want to know whether it is a disease or a virus or a bacterium or something?
    Surely, it's not a disease. To me, it's just an ailment, something that you don't feel comfortable with.

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    Re: Food poisoning is a disease?

    It's an illness, not a disease. It can be mild, or it can be deadly. There are two types: infective and toxic. Infective food poisoning is caused by bacteria or parasites in spoiled or undercooked food. Toxic is caused by eating poisonous mushrooms or similar foods, or fruits/vegetables sprayed with toxic pesticides.


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    Re: Food poisoning is a disease?

    Thank you friends.
    So I think every thing is illness, that is from big disease (Aids) to a small ailment like "food poisionous"; "headache"; "back ache". Am I right?

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    Re: Food poisoning is a disease?

    Are diseases only refer to some malfunctioning of some body organs? DoesnŽt it also cover those caused by some foreign particles that enter the body, like food or bacteria?

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