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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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What are the symptoms of dysentery?

What are the symptoms of 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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Dr. Stephen Scholand
1,236 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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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

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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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

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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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

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Larry Lutwick Dr. Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
45 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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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

Dr. Marybeth Lambe Dr. Lambe
Travel Medicine
41 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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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?

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 more

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Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Dr. Robert Sterling Dr. Sterling
Emergency Medicine
41 years in practice
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Are very foul smelling loose stools in infants without fever, mucus or blood a sign of Amoebic dysentery ?

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

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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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. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Joel Gallant Dr. Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
32 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Yonsei University College of Medicine
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Dr. Stephen Scholand Dr. Scholand
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
19 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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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

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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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

Dr. Kenneth Mirkin Dr. Mirkin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
41 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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What sort of disorder is dysentery?

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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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Danny Proffitt Dr. Proffitt
Family Medicine
39 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Louis Petrie Dr. Petrie
Travel Medicine
31 years in practice
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
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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

Dr. Oscar Novick
910 doctors shared insights

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