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What are signs of a giardia infection?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
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In brief: Diarrhea,gas, pain

Giardia (an intestinal parasite) usually causes profound diarrhea, gas and pain.
Giardia is usually contracted from drinking contaminated water in the wilderness but is also found in institutions (e.g. Daycares).

In brief: Diarrhea,gas, pain

Giardia (an intestinal parasite) usually causes profound diarrhea, gas and pain.
Giardia is usually contracted from drinking contaminated water in the wilderness but is also found in institutions (e.g. Daycares).
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Symptoms

Giardiasis can present with rotten egg (sulfur) smelling burps, with diarrhea, bloating, abdominal pain, passing gas, nausea, vomiting, fever, constipation; loss of appetite.
Giardiasis is an infection of the small bowel by giardia lamblia.

In brief: Symptoms

Giardiasis can present with rotten egg (sulfur) smelling burps, with diarrhea, bloating, abdominal pain, passing gas, nausea, vomiting, fever, constipation; loss of appetite.
Giardiasis is an infection of the small bowel by giardia lamblia.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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