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Entamoeba Histolytica Infection In Children
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 ; bloody diarrhea. In rare cases it has seeded other parts of the body such as the brain or liver (where it can form an abscess). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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. ...Read more
No place for herbs: No place for herbs. If 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Entamoeba histolytica Ab,SIgA found in saliva test. Titer cant tell if current/past infection. No symptoms. Dr gave herb sup. Is Antibiotic necessary?
No: If you feel well, ignore both this and what you were told about 'nontoxigenic E coli and strep salivarius' in your stool. I'm not aware of any reason to think that FC-cidal, a weird combination of botanicals, will do you any good. I'd also talk with another physician about these diagnostic methods. This is not a standard way of diagnosing amebiasis. ...Read more
No: The latter creature usually causes no problems. The former can make you quite sick. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Ova/cyst cyst of entamoeba histolytica few
This is laboratory reports please send me madician name for warms problem?
My Baby stool is diagnosed with ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA CYST in his month 4, now in his 6 month we see blood in his stool, what should we do?
See your doctor: Back for a checkup and stool specimen if the bleeding continues a day or two. ...Read more
Is it possible my lymphosytic colitis is caused by entamoeba histolytica? Treated with IV of metronidazole 2 x day/4 days. 2nd treament/2 wks.
Urgent 3 y and 6 months old boy has entamoeba histolytica cysts in stool analysis,no trophozoites,what does it mean?cysts only means infected or not?
There are trophozoites in the colon. Cysts would not be coming out without trophozoites in the body. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation of the baby.
Wish you and your baby good health! ...Read more
Diagnosed 2 mos ago w/entamoeba histolytica. Still getting low-grade fever/ill feeling after eating daily (blood sugar ok). Is this part of recovery?
Liver abscess?: Difficult to answer without knowing more about your history and how you acquired amebiasis and your initial symptoms. Would not expect fever and malaise 2 months after treatment. You need to consult your physician and consider an ultrasound of the liver to look for an amebic liver abscess. ...Read more
Nothing: Entamoeba coli is considered a commensal organism that does not cause disease and does not need treatment. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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