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Entamoeba Coli Trophozoites Treatment
Nothing: Entamoeba coli is considered a commensal organism that does not cause disease and does not need treatment.
Are there any dietary limitations, to be considered/ while undergoing drug treatment for entamoeba coli? Specifically, is it ok to drink some wine?
See below: Entamoeba coli is generally accepted as a commensal organism that colonizes the colon. It does not cause disease and does not need treatment. The common amoeba pathogen is entamoeba histolytica which is often treated with flagyl (metronadizole). Combining Flagyl with alcohol is to be avoided because of an antibuse like reaction.See 1 more doctor answer
No: The latter creature usually causes no problems. The former can make you quite sick.
See below: E histolytica causes amebic dysentery and worse, E coli is benign and causes no disease.
No: There is effective treatment for this amoeba and you can be clear of it. However if you are still in the environment where you caught it you could get it again.See 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with entamoeba coli cysts after a week of chronic diarrhea. Is metronidazole appropriate?
Yes: Entamoeba coli is one of the protozoan parasites shown to produce intestinal infection in humans. The presence of cysts and not trophozoites makes one wonder whether this organism was there only incidentally, but its presence along with the symptoms makes infection probable. Metronidazole will be quite appropriate. Depending upon where you have been would check for other parasites.See 1 more doctor answer
My baby girl 2 n half yrs old and she diagnosed in urine culture report ecoli. Entamoeba coli, how baby got infection, through water or food?
Entamoeba coli: Entamoeba coli is a non-pathogenic species of ameba that may live in the human gastrointestinal tract. E. Coli (not to be confused with the bacteria escherichia coli). If the e.Coli was from urine culture it was escherichia and may have been causing infection (or not), would need much more information. Good luck.
I have been diagnosed, for entamoeba trophozoites for many times I have been treated by Flagyl is there any more effective drug to avoid recurrence?
Recur or persist?: Food and water precautions are best to keep new cases away not drugs. If you are talking about a persistent case, there has been some rare emerging resistance first seen in mexico and bangkok. Higher doses Flagyl are sometimes used with additional medication to clear such cases. Some forms of entamoeba are not the case of diarrhea at all and only along for the ride-get seen.
Ha stool test done, results endolimax nana trophozoites, entamoeba hartmanni trophozoites. What is that meant? Where could I got that bacteria?
Amoeba: These are not bacteria but rather amoeba that are found in the intestines of various animals, including the species e. Nana found in humans. Originally thought to be non-pathogenic, studies suggest it can cause intermittent or chronic diarrhea. You most likely acquired this from unsanitary water.
What is the treatment of entameba histolytica in asymtomatic infant 8 monthes. In egypt entameba is endemic?
Family practice: Asymptomatic infants in endemic areas are usually not treated.
See below: Dientamebiasis infection is treated with paromomycin 10 mg./kg. By mouth 3 times a day for 7 days. Alternative treatments are iodoquinol 650 mg. 3 times a day for 20 days, tetracycline 500 mg. 4 times a day for 10 days or metronadizole (flagyl) 500-750 mg. 3 times a day for 10 days. Good luck.
What does entamoeba histolytica look like when in the hands? If I am correct than I would have had it for years is that possible?
Amoebiasis: Have no idea what you are referring to when you say e. Histolytica "in the hands". This parasite produces colitis, following which it may disseminate to other areas of the body, most commonly the liver, lungs, brain, other tissues and can be fatal. The organism can persist in the colon for many years. It produces cysts and trophyozoites which can be seen in the stool microscopically.
Transmission. Water: A tropical disease, transmitted commonly by water, food, from carriers, not washing hands, hence by ingestion,
Causes dysentery: Entamoeba histolitica, is a parasite, common in temperate climates, if you visited such a country, infection, causes amoebic dysentery, with slimy diarrhea, though not life threatening, needs to treated, flatly orally is effective, hand washing hygiene, is very important, in preventing spread. Make it stop with you, a chronic sufferer, may be a carrier, .
Treat Entamoeba: If a confirmed diagnosis, standard treatment is Metronidazole orally or iv. Tinidazole or Chloroquine can be substituted. Response to rx usually occurs in 4 days. Most experts recommend the addition of iodoquinol, diloxanide, or paromomycin to eradicate residual amebae in the gut. Be sure there is no pyogenic coinfection. Watch for rare complications of amebic abscesses, as well.
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