Top 20 Doctor insights on: Natural cures for shigellosis
Shigellosis: Shigella species are a common cause of bacterial diarrhea worldwide, particularly in developing countries. Shigella organisms are more resistant to stomach acid than other bacteria. Therefore, it takes relatively few organisms to cause disease. Shigellosis can result from contaminated food and water and person-to-person spread (shaking hands). ...Read more
Depends.....: Is the person really old or very young? Are there problems with the person's immune system? What part of the world is the person being treated? Shigellosis epidemics in third world countries can be associated with 5–15% fatality rates. ...Read more
Antibiotics: Previously, antibiotics such as tetracycline, Ampicillin and co-trimoxazole were effective, but resistance is now a problem. Fluoroquinolones such as norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, Azithromycin and Ceftriaxone are effective, depending on the resistance patterns in the area/country. ...Read more
Shigellosis treatmen: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
...: 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
4 years old daughter's stool dr report Trace of blood Wbc and rbc >20 No parasites. Mucous +2 Is dis shigellosis?
Best treatment for acute or chronic gastritis starts with periods of short fasts, it may be enough for three days for acute gastritis
during the fasts fresh fruit juices may be taken. It gives the stomach some rest to recover from the inflammation.You can also take over the counter antacids to suppress acid in the stomach.
There are many home remedies suggested like tamarind water, buttermilk
bland d. ...Read more
Well, yes: The oldest and best known treatment to prevent mania--lithium--is a naturally-occurring mineral salt whose therapeutic benefits were first applied to kidney stones. Slowly, their beneficial effects on mania were discovered. Like digitalis--an extract of foxglove found to be helpful for "dropsy", then created in pure form as digoxin--many modern psych medications are natural, just purified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help, not cure: If someone offers to cure diabetes by any means, you should phone your local district attorney. There are a huge number of suplements / vitamins / herbs / minerals offered for diabetes, sometimes packaged together; this tells me that none work spectacularly; a responsible holistic physician can help. I can promise you that none will be as effective as really hitting the exercise circuit hard. ...Read more
Several Reasons: Doctors (md/do) are trained in more of an evidence based medicine. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of good scientific research supporting natural cures. For those treatments that do have some research backing, some doctors may not be experienced in using them or have experienced better results with other treatments. There needs to be more scientific research, experiences, and training. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers