The most common symptoms of food poisoning are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain and stomach cramps.

However, depending on which bacteria they are infected, they can vary. Learn to recognize the most common causes of food poisoning:


  1. Difficult speech, swallowing and breathing
  2. Blurred vision
  3. Nausea
  4. Dry mouth
  5. Fatigue
  6. Paralysis
  7. Botulism can be obtained from honey, vegetables, canned food, meat, fish, fruits and soft cheese.
  8. The incubation period is from 12 to 36 hours.

Clstridium perfringens

Reason of this type of food poisoning is under cooked meat. It causes diarrhea and stomach cramps that last up to 12 hours, with a period of incubation lasting from 8 to 22 hours.


Those who consume raw meat and poultry, contaminated water or unpasteurized milk can be infected with campylobacteria, which causes diarrhea, fever and stomach pain, with a period of incubation lasting from 2 to 7 days. Symptoms last for about five days.


Cholera is commonly spread by drinking water, but also by eating the seafood that is contaminated and with bodily secretions of persons infected with the bacterium Vibrio choleare.

The symptoms are: Abundant fluid diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, dehydration, fever and stomach cramps.   The incubation period is generally 12 to 24 hours.


Reason is poorly cooked foods, fruits and vegetables and the incubation period of 2 to 10 days.

The symptoms are: Abundant watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever and loss of weight.

Hepatitis A.

Hepatitis A is a disease of unclean hands that causes the virus, and symptoms include:      Pain in the stomach, fever, fatigue, jaundice. The treatment period lasts from 15 to 20 days.


People who eat infected soft cheese and unpasteurized milk can get infected with a dangerous bacterium listeria.
Symptoms are similar to flu – fever and pain in the whole body. Symptoms and the incubation period last from 2 days to 3 months.


If you eat raw or not enough cooked meat, not enough cooked eggs or mayonnaise from live eggs, you can get salmonellosis.
Symptoms are pain in the stomach, nausea, diarrhea, fever, vomiting and headache. The incubation period lasts from 8 hours to 7 days.


This infection is transmitted from person to person through contaminated food, beverages and objects. The main symptoms are diarrhea, which contains mucus and blood, nausea, vomiting, fever and stomach cramps. The incubation period lasts from 1 to 7 days, and the symptoms range from 4 to 7 days.

The best chance to avoid it is to wash your hands well when preparing the food. Do not to let flies and pests close to the foods, avoid specialty with dry meat, store the groceries in the refrigerator and wash well fresh products.