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Giardia Lamblia Ab Panel Ifa
Giardia: This organism lives in many water sources, and can also be transmitted by the fecal-oral route often on the hands of food preparers or servers. It is a commonly underdiagnosed cause of gastrointestinal infection. ...Read more
I heard that garlic whith milk can fight giardia lamblia, it is true or false? What benefits do I have if i eat a piece of garlic every morning?
No: It's false, garlic and milk will not cure giardia. You need tinidazole, metronidazole, nitazoxanide, Albendazole or paromomycin to cure giardia infection. Garlic may slightly decrease your cholesterol level. It will help keep people you don't like and vampires from getting too close to you. ...Read more
May I use albenidazol with amoxicilin for treating giardia lamblia in 2 yo child? Please help me doctor because i don't know what to do to help mybaby
My daughter has giardia lamblia and she treated flagyl. Whether it is effective against the eggs may hatch after the treatment?
Unlikely: not reallyGet a more detailed answer ›
Start with your: physician so that you can be prescribed an appropriate medication. ...Read more
Meds: Effective medications are available. 1 dose of tinidazole, 5 days of Nitazoxanide ($$$), 5 days of Metronidazole (inexpensive, GI side effects not uncommon; no alcohol allowed at all); paromomycin 4x/day for 7 days if pregnant.. Stool check: giardia antigen (protein made by the parasite) before and after rx to make sure it is gone. Stool look for parasite less accurate; anal swabs inaccurate. ...Read more
No: Giardia is not known to spread via the bloodstream. Therefore, it is confined to the small intestine. However, if untreated, the diarrhea caused by Giardia can lead to severe dehydration that could cause neurological deficits. In addition, Giardia infections can result in vitamin B12 deficiency, which can cause neurological disorders as well. ...Read more
Completely different: Legionella can live within waterborne amoeba-like organisms, although not aware that it will live within giardia. Giardia lamblia is a flagellated amoeba-like organism that lives in fresh water as well. Both of these can produce human disease, but the diseases are very different and unrelated. ...Read more
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