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what I had believed to be food poisoning but?

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Last Wednesday I was stricken with what I had believed to be food poisoning. I became very ill and started vomiting. It began with abdominal cramping. The cramping became so severe I was completely incapacitated for two days and the abdominal pains did not let up. I stayed in bed for 4.5. The pains lessened each day but are still persisting a bit. They come in waves, feeling like bad gas pains. Sometimes upper abdomen sometimes lower. Now my skin is feeling sensitive to the touch in the belly button region. Any ideas? Should I seek medical attention?

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replied February 16th, 2011
Gallbladder Disease Answer A19654
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

From the history provided it seems that you might have developed gastroenteritis as a result of food poisoning.

You might benefit by consultation with your doctor who can provide antibiotics and medications for proper treatment and resolution of your condition.

I hope this helps.

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