- After an infection or irritation of the digestive
tract, the person may not be able to eat a regular diet. Some people may be unable to
tolerate dairy products for several weeks after the disease has run its course.
should be advanced slowly from bland non-dairy soups and grain products
to a solid meal.
- If symptoms continue or worsen, call a
health care professional.
- Food handlers should not return to work until their symptoms have resolved.
Salmonella infections are a special case; those who work in the medical
profession or who are food handlers need to have negative stool cultures for
Salmonella before being allowed to return to work.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/15/2013
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