What is Dysentery?

Dysentery is an intestinal inflammation, especially in the colon, that can lead to severe diarrhea with mucus or blood in the feces. Patients typically experience mild to severe abdominal pain or stomach cramps. In some cases, untreated dysentery can be life-threatening, especially if the infected person cannot replace lost fluids fast enough.

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My baby is 5 month now.he is exclusively breast fed.when he was 4 months n 15 days he was started with weaning feeds.since 2 days he is suffering...

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You can wean him as soon as his dysentery stops.
Continue breast feeding. If he is having lots of diarrhoea make sure he does not get dehydrated....

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please what is the difference between diaihrra and ysentry /

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Dysentery is a more severe form of diarrhea

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