Child Food Poisoning Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, & Treatments


You enjoyed every bite of the pasta alfredo, flame-grilled burger, or creme brulee but hours later you’re sprinting, nonstop, to the bathroom.

After Oralyte, and antibiotics. But often the doctor won’t prescribe antibiotics because you’ll probably recover in several days without treatment.

For severe vomiting, your doctor may prescribe a drug called an antiemetic, which may help ease vomiting.

Is there any good news?

“Most kinds of food-borne illnesses are self-limited,” Burkhart says. You can expect to recover within a few days.