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Worst Dysentery Symptom
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
What is fuch dysentery? I hope i got this complication correct. Is it true that in the worst scenario, i may need a cornea transplant?
Fuchs' dystrophy : This is a rare progressive degenerative disorder that effects the cornea-- the transparent front surface of eye--& causes loss of vision. It has a genetic component & results in corneal swelling: causing blurred vision, worse in the morning but which gradually lasts longer through the day & becoming more severe, often w/ associated pain. Treatment, including surgery, is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are very foul smelling loose stools in infants without fever, mucus or blood a sign of Amoebic dysentery ?
Amoeba Shmomoeba...: Think about it this way: Whatever is causing the diarrhea, an infant is very sensitive to fluid loss, and other losses too.So if it has been excessive and persistent and the baby won't take enough fluids by mouth to compensate for the losses(dry mouth, decreased tears and urine volume, acting cranky and tired), it's time to see a doctor. Let him figure out the cause, whether amoeba or just a virus ...Read more
Mild fever over last 48 hours (99-102). No cold/flu symptoms. Mild dull pain in middle of abdomen. No dysentery, but daily motion is loose. Have also noticed my diastolic pressure up over past 2 wks.
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
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
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