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Diseases Caused By Human Feces
Schistosomiasis: The creatures entering, or trying to enter, the skin can produce katayama fever or just a rash. The eggs can cause pipestem cirrhosis of the liver, fibrosis of the bladder which may have squamous cancer supervene, or stroke / paralysis from brain / cord involvement. Embolization of the eggs is the world's commonest cause of "primary" pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more
In what ways can human diseases caused by bacteria and diseases caused by viruses react to antibiotics?
See below: Each type of bacteria has its own special biochemistry and antibiotics work in many ways to stop growth or portions of that biochemistry so to kill the bacteria. Viruses work differently than bacteria and require different chemicals (antivirals) to stop their biochemistry and growth. ...Read more
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Botulism: The name you've been assigned to look up has been out of date since before I was in med school. It's Clostridium botulinum. Botulism toxin is as deadly as any poison you'll find, and can be acquired preformed in food, or develop in an infected wound, or rarely be formed in the gut -- especially in a baby fed raw honey. ...Read more
Many and few.: At the outset the patient infected may not even be aware of the presence of the virus, and this can persist until the immune system is badly damaged, and secondary infections or cancers occur (8-12 yrs). Sometimes, acute HIV syndrome will present as a mononucleosis-type illness with multiple symptoms. Best thing to do is get checked and tested if you feel you have been exposed. ...Read more
What's the intestinal disease caused by a single cell parasite from rat droppings in drinking water?
Doubtful: Have to worry about stool organisms.Get a more detailed answer ›
After 12 years sleeping in a room with squirrel feces/urine in the walls where sometimes it smells, does this cause gum recession or any other disease?
Could you name a disease that causes each type of stool?
- Bright green;
Thanks a lot!!
Does NotMakeSense: There are no diseases based on the color of stool.I don't know why are you asking this question and what the purpose of it Your question does not make any medical sense ...Read more
My stool has been very sour smelling. I have food intolerances and diverticular disease, but otherwise digestion has been normal, cause?
Change in bowels: Odor, amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor pls. ...Read more
My father celiec disease pt.yesterday he take vitB12,vitB6 & flagyl.after 9hr he saw tablet in stool.causes and which tablet ws it??help ?
Color ,shape and may: be number are still visible or detectable , that would help. The time that he took the pill may also help . ...Read more
Could a glutamate metabolism disorder either directly or indirectly cause my stool to constantly have strong ammonia smell for last few years?
More likely GI flora: You are in distress and high gad65 ab can cause brain effects. Environmental influences possible. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, processed foods, dairy, grains except quinoa, and sugar.Eat plenty of fresh vegetables and some wild caught fish. Check 25-oh vit d. Eat 6 equal meals a day followed by relaxation breathing for 5 minutes , and mild exercise for 10-15 minutes. Read kelly mcgonigal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a public toilet water be contaminated & cause infection/transmit diseases if it has a small piece of stool stuck in it&it splashed onto my vagina?
No: You should be fine.! A small splash should not cause a problem ...Read more
Can a old Crohn's disease flare up (bloody stool) flare up again that causes bloody stools to come back weeks later while i have a 3 rib break?
Yes.: Crohn's disease is a chronic illness associated with inflammation anywhere in the GI tract, typically the small intestine or colon. It can be episodic, responding to a course of treatment only to recur again months to years later. You should have a GI specialist you see regularly. With return of bleeding you need to contact your doctor to discuss treatment. ...Read more
What liver and/or kidney diseases/disorders would cause your stool to constantly smell strongly of ammonia regardless of diet..For several yrs.?
Bacteria: Ammonia in the gut is produced by bacteria; if you have a strong ammonia smell, it may be secondary to chronic bacterial overgrowth. Alternatively, and more rarely, there could be a fistula from bladder to bowel (you would likely have problems with utis regularly then) or much more rarely, advanced liver disease. ...Read more
I have a large stool stuck in my rectum for about 4 months i think. I can feel it moving aside whenever i bowel a new poop. Will it cause any disease?
Get exam: Break up impacted material and get back to normal stools. May need scope to rule out a tumor! ...Read more
Does anal fissure or what disease cause headaches / Stress / loss appetite / itchy after stool / sometimes blood in stool / stressing out about it?
Different conditions: An anal fissure or hemorrhoids can cause blood in stool and anal pruritus or itchiness. The headaches and stress may be due to a different condition. A possible link would be through a degree of anemia if the rectal bleed has been going on for a while. Stress is the disease of the century and lifestyle changes are usually necessary. Talk to your doc about your symptoms at next visit. ...Read more
Used a restroom in a hospital.There was a trace of stool in the toilet.Flushed the toilet 4,5 times but the stool trace didn't go away.Peed.The toilet water flashed to my thigh&near my vagina.Can this cause Hep.ABC,STD,AIDS,other infectious diseases?
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Stool color: The stool changes colors regularly depending on diet and other factors. The only time the stool color is abnormal is if it is black or red, which can indicate active bleeding and occasionally when it is very pale in color, when it can represent blockage of the bile duct. Any other color is just a variant of normal. Hope that helps. ...Read more
You're kidding right: You digest your food by adding enzymes that break it into absorbable parts. The fecal mater is created when the indigestible debris is mixed with bile from the liver and worn out enzymes. The stink comes from intestinal germ action that produces volatile gases as they digest things we cannot. ...Read more
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