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Question:

Which of the following symptoms is most commonly associated with foodborne illness?

A Diarrhea
Explaination

Explanation: When a medical professional hears complaints of uncontrolled diarrhea, one of the first considerations is a foodborne illness. This is because it is so common with all types of foodborne illnesses. Other common symptoms of foodborne illness are vomiting, fever, nausea, abdominal cramps, and jaundice. When a person consumes unsafe levels of pathogens, their body tries to get rid of it. This is why diarrhea and vomiting occur. The body may also try to kill or thwart the pathogens by heating up to higher temperatures where some pathogens cannot thrive. This is a fever. Nausea and abdominal cramps are usually side effects of diarrhea and vomiting. Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes) is caused by a complicated process involving the liver. This usually stems from hepatitis A which is also a foodborne illness.