Foods sold outdoors, raw meats, vegetables, and fruits that are not washed well threaten the health of their stomach and intestines. Memorial Hospital of Ankara Children’s Health and Diseases Uz. Dr. Sami gave information about food poisoning in children.
Attention to the food although there is no change in the appearance, smell, and taste of the food!
Food poisoning, both in adults and children, often affects more than one person. For this reason, microbial diarrhea is more noticeable than other causes.
Food poisoning, bacteria or as a result of the consumption of food or drink contamination with toxins occur. Not so often, chemical toxins or pesticides can cause food poisoning.
It is often difficult to understand that bacteria or bacteria are consumed in food or drinks. The image may be produced by bacteria without any change in smell and taste. Good raw, unwashed good or carrying germs and infection due to food hygiene rules when preparing food prepared from the hands of people that do not comply are frequent.
The most common causes of food poisoning are; raw poultry, non-pasteurized milk, red meat and untreated water. Salmonella is transmitted from unpasteurized milk, eggs and raw egg products, raw meat and poultry.
Symptoms such as sudden fever, diarrhea, chills, and fatigue should not be neglected
Some bacteria can produce millions of them when the necessary humidity, nutrition, temperature and time conditions are established.
As the number of bacteria in the food increases, the risk of infection and illness increases at the same rate. Frequently encountered bacterial species; Campylobacter, E. coli, and Salmonella. The incubation times differ according to the type of microbe that causes food poisoning.
Moreover, depending on the type of microbes, the symptoms can occur within 30 minutes to 12-48 hours. Symptoms of poisoning usually last for 1-3 days. However, bacteremia can continue for up to a week depending on the severity of the infection, the severity of the infection and whether or not there is an additional disease state.
An indication of food poisoning; vomiting caused by inflammation of the digestive tract, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Depending on the cause, fever and chills, bloody stools, dehydration, fluid loss, muscle aches, fatigue, and fatigue can be seen. Food poisoning rarely can damage the nervous system.
Treatment personalized planned
Poisoning can be diagnosed as a result of people who have consumed from the same food and have similar disease findings. Liquid loss, fever and bloody stools, and laboratory tests are helpful in diagnosing.
The examination to be carried out on possible food poisoning is important for microbial conditions, understanding of the microborn type and special planning of the treatment personally. Treatment is planned separately for each patient’s condition.
To protect children from food poisoning:
1. Children should be informed about personal hygiene rules and be provided with compliance with these rules.
2. Both adults and children should be thoroughly washed vegetables and fruits to be consumed.
3. The possibility of microbial contamination of raw food to be given to children should be observed.
4. Children should be informed that during the summer season food such as ice cream sold in the open may be dangerous.
5. Children who attend school or college should pay utmost attention to hygiene rules and regularly receive basic information on microbiology