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Any way to cure dysentery?

Any way to cure dysentery?

Antiparastitic: And good higineantiparasitic medications such as Metronidazole and iodoquinol, are commonly used to treat dysentery caused by amoebiasis. Antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, or Azithromycin are used to treat the organisms causing bacillary dysentery. People with prolonged diarrhea should consult with their doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Is it possible for a patient to ever be totally cured from dysentery?

Is it possible for a patient to ever be totally cured from dysentery?

Yes: Dysentery is a severe infection with the passage of mucous and blood and is usually caused by a bacterial infection such as salmonella, shigella, campylobacter of e coli 0157:h7. If these are treated with the appropriat antibiotics (in the case of salmonella and e. Coli antibiotics are usually not used and they resolve spontaneously) they can be totally cured. ...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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How do you treat dysentery?

How do you treat dysentery?

Dysentery: Dysentery is usually treated with oral hydration. For severe dehydration, intravenous fluids may be required. Most start with a clear diet and then workup to a BRAT diet. Medications may be used for nausea & vomiting. Sometimes diarrhea medications like loperamind or Lomotil might be prescribed. Because dysentery could be caused by viruses, protozoa, parasites or bacteria it will be determined ...Read more

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Which insect cause dysentery?

Which insect cause dysentery?

No direct cause: There's no insect that directly causes dysentery. Dysentery is caused by certain bacteria or parasites that get ingested, usually in food. However, it's possible that flies could transfer those parasites from infected stool to food. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about dysentery?

Can you tell me about dysentery?

Dysentery: Dysentery is diarrhea which contains blood. Other symptoms often include fever, abdominal pain, and the feeling that you have to poop. Unfortunately dysentery is quite dangerous and if you have that, you should see a doctor today. ...Read more

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What are the tests for dysentery?

What are the tests for dysentery?

Stool examination: There are multiple causes of dysentery. The presence of dysentery can be determined by naked eye examination of stools. The cause of dysentery requires microscopic examination of stools for parasites, such as e histolytica, culture for bacteria and tests for inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is dysentery?

Diarrhea: Often implies a severe infectious diarrhea from a number of organisms like parasites like ameba. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of chronic dysentery?

What are symptoms of chronic dysentery?

Bloody diarrhea: Dysentery is blood in liquid stools. Additional symptoms include, abdominal pain, cramps, vomiting, fever, dehydration etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms if you get dysentery?

What are the symptoms if you get dysentery?

Bloody diarrhea: Dysentery by defintion is blood in liquid stools. A person may also have abdominal pain, cramps, fever, vomiting, dehydration, weakness etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated dysentery?

What are the symptoms associated dysentery?

Bloody diarrhea: Dysentery by defintion is blood in liquid stools. A person may also have abdominal pain, cramps, fever, vomiting, dehydration, weakness etc. ...Read more

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How can I address the symptoms of dysentery?

How can I address the symptoms of dysentery?

Could be bad: The most common symptoms of dysentery are related to disturbances of the digestive system and include: abdominal bloating abdominal pain bloody diarrhea flatulence nausea with or without vomiting those will be address by taking the medcation needed to control the infection. ...Read more

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How many people have been killed by dysentery?

Millions& Millions: Millions and millions (billions?) and from many types of dysentery. No quantifiable number to give you. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with dysentery?

Dysentery: Dysentery or the "bloody flux" really is bloody diarrhea although we generally require mucus in the stool with tenesmus, crampy pain while passing the diarrhea. It is classically associated with shigellosis. ...Read more

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Can you suggest where i can find dysentery reports?

Dysentery Reports: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports from the CDC in the U.S. can be searched for information on dysentery in general and for specific circumstances. ...Read more

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I have dysentery, what should I do to ease the pain?

I have dysentery, what should I do to ease the pain?

Kill the bugs: Dysentery is a serious infection and requires antibiotic treatment.If you have traveled outside the usa please be sure to tell you dr this info!the number of bugs that can cause severe diarrhea is large and many are quite dangerous. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dysentery?

What is the definition or description of: Dysentery?

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

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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