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Are the symptoms of shigellosis bad?

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Amanda Xi
General Practice
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In brief: Varies

Symptoms of shigellosis can include high fever, abdominal cramps and bloody, mucoid diarrhea.
The severity varies and depends on which group of the organism you are infected with.

In brief: Varies

Symptoms of shigellosis can include high fever, abdominal cramps and bloody, mucoid diarrhea.
The severity varies and depends on which group of the organism you are infected with.
Amanda Xi
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Dr. Elizabeth Yen
Certain types of Shigella bacteria can release a toxin that can cause seizures.
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