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Medicine For Shigella
Bloody diarrhea: The microbes on one fly's feet, having gotten there from its wading in another victim's stool, are plenty to make you sick. Shigellosis is the disease, the shigella organisms that cause it must be grown to prove causation. ...Read more
Shigella: Shigellosis is an infection caused by a bacteria called Shigella. It can be transmitted by eating contaminated food, person to person, or when infected stool enters another's mouth (ie. Poor hand washing).It may cause bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping/ pain and fever. It usually resolves within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more
Food safety: If you live in or are traveling in endemic areas, make sure your hot food is hot and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. There is good information in the travel section of the cdc website. ...Read more
Get treated!: Finish treatment before going back to work. ...Read more
What tests can differentiate shigella boydii and shigella flexneri without doing serological tests?
Shigella: I don't know how technical you want to get. Initially, culture will reveal one of the four shigella species. Then there are many laboratory protocols to separate them if necessary. One way is to use agglutination tests for each of the species. Check out appendix D of this manual: http://www. Antimicrobialresistance. Dk/data/images/protocols/gfn_shigellaserotypification-final-29-06-10.pdf ...Read more
I have confirmed Shigella. On antibiotics. Day 2. Iv had anal leakage for a few weeks now. Will this go away? What can I do to stop this. Depressing.
Diarrhea: Having a Shigella infection can be messy. Drink plenty of fluids, increase fiber in your diet, and try some probiotics or increasing yogurt intake. Until the infection gets under control, using sanitary napkins or even adult diapers may help you feel less self-conscious. It will get back to normal. ...Read more
Kindly advice about proper permanent treatment for shigella amoebic dysentery I am having this problem for the last more 4 - 5 months?
I am experiencing loose bowel for 2 days. Stool culture result showed no sign of salmonella, shigella or other vibro groups. Pus cells high.
I had a stool test, I have 60%of gram+ 40% of gram- bacteria is that normal? Lot of e coli no red/white blood cells salmonella shigella etc
Normal but why?: Why did you have this test done? Was it ordered by a bona fide doctor? You may be wasting your money and time on useless tests. ...Read more
Last year 6th Dec I had food poisoning severe Shigella infection and was admitted in hospital for 4 days. After this now I pass gas 8-9 times a day and atleast once a month I feel so bloated as if I am having heart attack. I take pan-40 and malox?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a specific and clear question. ...Read more
I have a high white (+++) and red (++++) blood cell count but no infection, cysts, ova or parasites was found in my stool. No salmonella, shigella etc?
Insufficient info: There's no way to know what your medical issue is or what cell count test you are referencing. We can assume you have diarrhea since you had a stool study. Are the high white and red counts in your blood, urine or stool? Results like +++ are usually from a screening dipstick, most likely a urine test. Write back and specify why you went to the doctor in the first place and what tests they did. ...Read more
Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more
Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more