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My 2 year old found and ate 3 day old pizza with ham,

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Hi. My 2 year old found and ate 3 day old pizza with ham, cheese, veg and salami on it. She ate a little under half a pizza slice. Is it likely she will get sick?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Greetings,

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

When did she take?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
About 11am, so a little over 2 hours ago. She seems happy and playing as normal so far.
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the input.
Our body always try to resist infection.
Acid from stomach gives first prevention by killing the germs.
Infection does not always develop.
You have to wait and watch.
Give her more fluid.
If she develops any symp***** *****ke vomiting, diarrhea, fever etc. then you should take her to doctor for management.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish her healthy life.
Regards.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How likely is she to get sick, though? 10%? 20?
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

It is not possible to predict.

As she took a small amount, the chance of getting infection is quite less.