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Effect On Amoeba While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Can cause: Very serious diseases from diarrhea to brain pathology ...Read more
Complex Answer: Essentially a pathogen can thrive in the urinary tract (via the amoeba) for quite a few different reasons (for example, from a kidney abcess). Without a clinical correlation to these findings - it doesn't mean much. However, it is of concern because amoebae can harbor many different types of pathogens. Attached is a great article which should help: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC274 ...Read more
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It is possible.: Genitourinary amebiasis is a very rare condition with a few reports documented in the literature. Infection with entamoeba histolytica usually results in intestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea and abdominal pain. An infection of the urinary tract can occur by formation of a kidney abscess or if introduced into the urethra. Symptoms include pain, frequency, and urgency with urination. ...Read more
Diagnosed dientamoeba fragilis and was given fraygl for 10/days. Symptoms returned. Could this amoeba survived. What other meds options avail?
Amoebiasis: You do not indicate what type of amoebic infection he has and whether it is confined to the intestinal tract or is systemic and the treatment will vary depending upon this. The best thing to do is to have him seen by a doctor and evaluated and treated correctly. Good luck. ...Read more
Sorry: What is your question? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
I' got treated of typhoid and amoeba but it keeps on nagging me after two or three months after my medication?
You need to go back: To your doctor and see if you are now a chronic carrier or if you have cleared the infection. Salmonella typhi is showing more antibiotic resistance around the developing world. Where did you pick up the infection? Were you immunized prior to travel? Did you discuss the potential benefit of immunization with the oral vaccine with your doctor? The gut takes time to heal, but good to check in & verify ...Read more
Why the amoeba symptoms start almost 3 weeks later but CDC says 2 wk l8r http://www. Wbiw. Com/local/archive/2012/09/loogootee-family-wants-somethi. Php?
People vary: It's simply wrong to try to match your symptoms and signs to what's average. Amebiasis is famously variably, waxing and waning. The bottom line is if you have amebiasis with e histolytica, diagnosed as such by an evidence-based physician, you need to get treated. There's no place for denial here. ...Read more
Amebiasis: If the medication treated it successfully chance of it coming back is low, especially if it has been a while since treated. If not treated successfully it may even come back in other parts of the body. But the medications are quite effective. ...Read more
PAM: Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri usually leads to death within 5 days of symptom onset. ...Read more
Should I be worried if my little brother went swimming in water were amoeba organisms were present? He did not go underwater.
My 2y old had amoeba 2 months ago. Stool analysis was done to check if it is gone& 3-5 pus cells, undigested food were found. Does he still have amoeba?
Amoebic dysentery: Did they check for amoeba/parasites on this stool sample? I assume they did. If there was no evidence of amoebiasis, then it's probably gone. The inflammation in the gut can take a longer time to go away however. If your child is still having diarrhea, I recommend you talk with your doctor about how to help the intestines recover from the recent infection. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Liang:
N. fowleri infection causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis which destroys brain tissue. Sx's usually begin within 2 to 15 days of exposure & may include sudden fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, nausea / vomiting, light sensitivity, feeling tired, confusion, loss of balance, hallucinations, seizures & death.
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Naegleria fowleri: Is famous for rare cases of primary amebic meningoencephalitis. ...Read more
I was looking at the news and I heard a teen had something call brain eating amoeba what. Kind of disease is that and how do u get it pleaz help?
Naegleria fowleri: N. fowleri infection causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis which destroys brain tissue. Naegleria fowleri is most often found in warm lakes, rivers, hot springs, warm water discharged from industrial plans, & poorly chlorinated or un-chlorinated pools. It is transmitted when infected water goes into the nose. ...Read more
When suctioning 9mo's nose, didn't notice that there was some water in the syringe after cleaning. It went up baby's nose. Amoeba risk? I'm scared.
No: Naegleria fowleri is transmitted via water into the nose to lead to Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis. ...Read more
N. fowleri: Between 1962 & 2016 there have been NO case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri in Pennyslvania. Your risks are pretty dog gone low. ...Read more
Naegleria fowleri: Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri is transmitted by water - not dust/dirt. ...Read more
Should I be worried about amoeba organisms if I did not go under water? What if only a few drops got on my nose?
No,: There have been only 132 cases in 50 years of PAM due to that amoeba., Naegleria fowleri. When you swim in fresh water, wear nose guards There are lots of other things in fresh water that are more likely to cause disease. (Why I like salt water or that nice chlorine in pools!). I wouldn't worry about that amoeba, since it is so rare and you didn't get any water up your nose. There is drug now. ...Read more
I have been having gas in my stomach and not able to go for longcall for 3-5 days. Treated for amoeba but nothing changes. What do I do?
Gastroenterologist: This specialist diagnoses and treats your type of problem. Try otc mylicon. Stop all milk and milk products, you might be developing lactose intolerance. Perhaps you are developing a gallbladder problem. ...Read more