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I had severe food poisoning this morning. It's been 10 hours

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I had severe food poisoning this morning. It's been 10 hours since I've thrown up. I'm very weak but I'm able to function.
All I've had to eat today is a banana, saltines, and Gatorade. I have a headache from being hungry. Is there anything else I can eat or should I wait until tomorrow.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 months ago.

Hello,
I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

Stopping of vomiting and nausea is a good indicator that you can very slowly increase the food intake. So you may consider following very gradually;

1) Coconut water.

2) "BRAT" diet which stands for bananas, rice, applesauce and toast,

3) You may even consider adding (if there is no recurrence of symptoms); crackers and cooked cereal like oatmeal from tomorrow.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 months ago.

You may also eat following tomorrow;

soft cooked eggs,

stewed fruits,

cooked vegetables

white meat chicken.
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