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How does thricuris dysentery syndrome differ from shigellosis and amebic dysentery!

How does thricuris dysentery syndrome differ from shigellosis and amebic dysentery!

...: Trichinosis is caused by eating raw or undercooked meat of animals infected with a worm called trichinella. Shigellosis is caused by bacteria called shigella, is passed from person to person and can cause bloody diarrhea. Amebiasis is caused by the parasite entamoeba histolytica. People infected with this parasite don’t always get sick (only 10-20%). ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Gastroenteritis (Definition)

A condition in which a person has vomiting and diarrhea due to an infection with "stomach flu" viruses. It is contagious, and usually resolves without treatment except for over-the-counter Pedialyte or other ...Read more


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How could you avoid contracting the following diseases: amoebic dysentery, crytoporidiosis, giardiasis?

How could you avoid contracting the following diseases: amoebic dysentery, crytoporidiosis, giardiasis?

Good Hygiene and...: Good handwashing and be careful of the water.These diseases are spread thru feces and sewage. ...Read more

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How common is sepsis with food poisoning?

How common is sepsis with food poisoning?

Not likely.: Most food poisoning is self limited. Some is not even caused by live bacteria, but by poisons from a bacteria. Sepsis can occur. ...Read more

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What is amoebic dysentery and cure?

What is amoebic dysentery and cure?

Dysentery broadly: Rrefers to gastrointestinal disorders characterized by inflammation of the intestines, chiefly the colon. The world health organization (who) defines dysentery as any episode of diarrhea in which blood is present in loose, watery stools. Antibiotic medications that are effective in the treatment of dysentery caused by bacterial organisms include: ceftriaxone, , ciprofloxacin, sulfa, flagel. ...Read more

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What is the protozoan CNS disease caused by naegleria fowleri?

What is the protozoan CNS disease caused by naegleria fowleri?

PAM: Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by Naegleria fowleri is exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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Which diseases are caused by salmonella, listeria, and e-coli?

Which diseases are caused by salmonella, listeria, and e-coli?

See below: These bacteria have many different strains and cause many different diseases. See the information on these bacteria at the sites given below. http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/ http://www.Cdc.Gov/listeria/ http://www.Cdc.Gov/ecoli/. ...Read more

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Is it a protozoa which causes amebic dysentery and liver abscess?

Is it a protozoa which causes amebic dysentery and liver abscess?

Yes: Yes, entamoeba histolytica is the protozoan parasite that causes both diseases. ...Read more

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Please answer! what serious chronic diseases (besides parasite infections) can be passed through unsanitary food and eating utensils?

Please answer! what serious chronic diseases (besides parasite infections) can be passed through unsanitary food and eating utensils?

Salmonella: This can hang on for a while, though perhaps not as "chronic". The chronic parasite infections (hookworm, ascaris, strongyloides) might actually be more likely to get through your skin. ...Read more

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How common is malnutrition with a tapeworm parasites?

How common is malnutrition with a tapeworm parasites?

Tapeworms: Malnutrition is common with tapeworm parasites, as the tapeworm lives and grows by siphoning off nutrients from the human host. Also tapeworms can cause symptoms that cause the human host intestinal problems that decrease food consumption. ...Read more

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What is Crohn's disease? Is b 12 deficiency associated with chrohns? Is claustrophobia panic attacks with phobia caused by vit b deficiecy ?

What is Crohn's disease? Is b 12 deficiency associated with chrohns? Is claustrophobia  panic attacks  with phobia caused by vit b deficiecy ?

Chrohn's and B-12: Chrohn's is complex, but in short: inflammatory, immune system overdrive in GI tract. Damage to intestine lessens absorption of B-12 and less nutritional intake combined cause deficiency. And, YES, it can lead to mental health issues. B-12 (+ others) is essential to good nervous system function. 2 Links: B12patch.com AND http://www.livestrong.com/article/316721-crohns-disease-a-b12-deficiency/ ...Read more

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What protozoa cause amebic dysentery and liver abscess.?

What protozoa cause amebic dysentery and liver abscess.?

Entamoeba: The name of the organism is entamoeba histolytica. ...Read more

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Is encephalopathy caused by aluminum toxcisity treatable?

Is encephalopathy caused by aluminum toxcisity treatable?

May be: It depend how long the exposer is or was. Acute or chronic. In general encephalopathy due to aluminium is very serious and fatal/ But in acute state reports are there treated and cured with a combination of deferoxamine (a chelating agent)and hemodialysis. ...Read more

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Is the disease elephantiasis caused by an eubacterium, roundworm, or virus?

Is the disease elephantiasis caused by an eubacterium, roundworm, or virus?

Roundworm: Wucharia bancrofti is a typical cause of elephantiasis but in the us chronic lymph edema from venous disease which can look like elephantiasis is much more common. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dysentery (Definition)

Dysentery = inflammatory disorder of intestines. It is a gastroenteritis that can caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, or protozoa & be accompanied by fever, bloody ...Read more