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What are the symptoms of e. Coli o157:h7 infections?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diarrhea

Patients develop crampy diarrhea, which may become bloody, and a generalized illness and dehydration.
In some people, there is shutdown of the kidneys, which may result in not urinating, and shutdown of the liver may cause yellowing of the skin.

In brief: Diarrhea

Patients develop crampy diarrhea, which may become bloody, and a generalized illness and dehydration.
In some people, there is shutdown of the kidneys, which may result in not urinating, and shutdown of the liver may cause yellowing of the skin.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Family Medicine
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In brief: Two categories

Common and mild: nausea, vomiting, cramps, and diarrhea (often is bloody) as well as mild fever.
Severe with complications, but rare: anemia and dehydration due to severe bloody diarrhea, hemolytic-uremic syndrome (hus) which is anemia associated with kidney failure, also thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura which is caused by loss of platelets (easy bruising with possible organ failure).

In brief: Two categories

Common and mild: nausea, vomiting, cramps, and diarrhea (often is bloody) as well as mild fever.
Severe with complications, but rare: anemia and dehydration due to severe bloody diarrhea, hemolytic-uremic syndrome (hus) which is anemia associated with kidney failure, also thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura which is caused by loss of platelets (easy bruising with possible organ failure).
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bad cramps/diarrhea

Common symptoms are very bad stomach cramps, diarrhea (usually bloody), and sometimes a fever.
Symptoms however can vary among people. Some may have very mild symptoms. Othertimes, it can be life-threatening.

In brief: Bad cramps/diarrhea

Common symptoms are very bad stomach cramps, diarrhea (usually bloody), and sometimes a fever.
Symptoms however can vary among people. Some may have very mild symptoms. Othertimes, it can be life-threatening.
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bloody diarrhea

The main symptoms are fever, diarrhea, blood in the stool and abdominal pain.
It can be detected by stool tests and treated with antibiotics. It can also be fatal if not recognized.

In brief: Bloody diarrhea

The main symptoms are fever, diarrhea, blood in the stool and abdominal pain.
It can be detected by stool tests and treated with antibiotics. It can also be fatal if not recognized.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Bloody diarrhea

This organism, one of the enterohemorrhagic e.
Coli, begins with diarrhea which quickly becomes bloody with significant pain and no fever. Antimicrobial agents given during this period can result in a higher risk of hemolytic uremic syndrome that can result in kidney failure that may be permanent.

In brief: Bloody diarrhea

This organism, one of the enterohemorrhagic e.
Coli, begins with diarrhea which quickly becomes bloody with significant pain and no fever. Antimicrobial agents given during this period can result in a higher risk of hemolytic uremic syndrome that can result in kidney failure that may be permanent.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Pain/bloody diarrhea

Abdominal cramping and/or pain, blood diarrhea, weakness, dehydration.

In brief: Pain/bloody diarrhea

Abdominal cramping and/or pain, blood diarrhea, weakness, dehydration.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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