Patient Comments: Salmonella - Treatments

What treatment has been effective for your Salmonella poisoning?

Comment from: Hanad, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: March 13

Frying the eggs should kill the bacteria, but I would wash them with soap and water before cracking the shells. Boiling should be all right, but I'm not sure. Packs of surgical instruments to be sterilized are placed in an autoclave where they are subjected to steam under pressure for a specified period, something like 40 minutes. That ensures all bugs are killed. Anything less is considered too risky. So, I have to wonder if four or five minutes in boiling water is really sufficient to kill salmonella.

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Comment from: Lb4lbaround, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

I was given ciprofloxacin 500mg for my Salmonella poisoning. Never heard of it until now, but yes, the doctor prescribed it and it worked.

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