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Does amebiasis infection have a permanent effect on the intestines

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
It can: If left untreated the ulcers caused by amebiasis may cause scarring on the colon and resulting deformity.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Amoebiasis: Invasive disease is extraintestinal and usually involves at least the liver, and many other organ systems may be involved, including heart, lungs, bra ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Entamoeba symptoms: Symptoms of e.Histolytica depend on the clinical manifestions of infection. With intestinal disease see: noninvasive instestinal colonization, diarrhe ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Amebiasis: Amebiasis causes illness in 10- 20% of those infected. It can lead to loose stool, cramps ; abdominal pain. Severe form (dysentery) can lead to fever ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Treat Entamoeba: If a confirmed diagnosis, standard treatment is Metronidazole orally or iv. Tinidazole or Chloroquine can be substituted. Response to rx usually occu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Several: Metronidazole (flagyl) is good, tinidazole, iodoquinol and other antiparasitics are available. Most readily, metronidazole.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Once infection is diagnosed, multiple treatment regimen are available. The optimal regimen will depend upon type and extent of infection.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Food avoidance: Primarily a bland diet avoiding greasy or fried foods. Milk and milk products should also be avoided.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You are probably hungry or yuou have gas.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your DR: Possibilities could be stomach irritation/ gastritis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, intestinal parasitism etc. Tell your dr a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Called enteritis : Infection of small intestines is called enteritis which usually causes diarrhea but if it has stomach infection with it it is called gastroenteritis a ... Read More

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