Are there safe alternative therapies for entamoeba histolytica infection?

No place for herbs. No place for herbs. If confirmed diagnosis, standard treatment is Metronidazole orally or iv. Tinidazole or Chloroquine can be substituted. Response to rx usually occurs in 4 days. Most experts recommend the addition of iodoquinol, diloxanide, or paromomycin to eradicate residual amebae in the gut. Be sure there is no pyogenic coinfection. Watch for rare complications of amebic abscesses, as well.
Yes. Once infection is diagnosed, multiple treatment regimen are available. The optimal regimen will depend upon type and extent of infection.

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I'm curious. What symptoms go along with entamoeba histolytica infection?

Entamoeba symptoms. Symptoms of e.Histolytica depend on the clinical manifestions of infection. With intestinal disease see: noninvasive instestinal colonization, diarrhea in HIV patients, acute amebic rectocolitis, chronic nondysenteric intestinal ameiasis, ameboma, toxic megacolon, amebic peritonitis due to perforation, anebic strictures. Also, may get liver abscess, brain abscess, venereal infection, skin disease. Read more...
Amebiasis. Amebiasis causes illness in 10- 20% of those infected. It can lead to loose stool, cramps ; abdominal pain. Severe form (dysentery) can lead to fever ; bloody diarrhea. In rare cases it has seeded other parts of the body such as the brain or liver (where it can form an abscess). Read more...

What do you recommend for entamoeba histolytica infection?

Treat Entamoeba. If a confirmed diagnosis, standard treatment is Metronidazole orally or iv. Tinidazole or Chloroquine can be substituted. Response to rx usually occurs in 4 days. Most experts recommend the addition of iodoquinol, diloxanide, or paromomycin to eradicate residual amebae in the gut. Be sure there is no pyogenic coinfection. Watch for rare complications of amebic abscesses, as well. Read more...

Diagnosed 2 mos ago w/entamoeba histolytica. Still getting low-grade fever/ill feeling after eating daily (blood sugar ok). Is this part of recovery?

Liver abscess? Difficult to answer without knowing more about your history and how you acquired amebiasis and your initial symptoms. Would not expect fever and malaise 2 months after treatment. You need to consult your physician and consider an ultrasound of the liver to look for an amebic liver abscess. Read more...

What to do if I have a probelm with entamoeba histolytica cyst I need help please?

Treatment for ameba . Medical treatment is flatly,however the ameba,can infect liver,causing. Abscesses ,not necessarily cysts,MRI or ct indicated on suspicion,,infectious disease in tropical medicine will help,also go to CDC Hope I was helpful. Read more...