Amebic dysentery

What is Amebic dysentery?

Diarrhea resulting from ulcerative inflammation of the colon, caused chiefly by infection with Entamoeba histolytica; may be mild or severe and also may be associated with amebic infection of other organs.

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my son is 3 years old, 20kilos, had taken metronidazole for 7 days but after 2 days w/o intake of metronidazole 125gmg/5ml, amoeba again strikes...

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Usually, one correct course of metronidazole is enough to relieve the patient with acute amoebic dysentery. You may start co-trimoxazole, but only...

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Dear Dr,
My husband (age: 40, Height: 5.6, weight: 89) is a frequent traveler and when he was out of station in end of February, after lunch he...

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Hi.
The frequent travelers will have such problems, Typhoid is one of the most common as also amoebic colitis and any form of enteritis.
Get blood...

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The Past 2 days I have been having loose stools almost immediately after I eat, that is first accompanied by a pinching feeling in the stomach that...

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Hi,
Firstly,get your stool analysis done. From your symptoms and the gross appearance of the stool, it looks like you are suffering from amoebic...

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