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Actinomycosis

Actinomycosis: Introduction

Actinomycosis: An infection that results from the bacteria sp. Actinomyces. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Actinomycosis is available below.

Symptoms of Actinomycosis

Treatments for Actinomycosis

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Actinomycosis: Deaths

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Diagnostic Tests for Actinomycosis

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Actinomycosis: Complications

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Causes of Actinomycosis

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Disease Topics Related To Actinomycosis

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Actinomycosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Actinomycosis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact,...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »

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Actinomycosis: Rare Types

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Actinomycosis: Animations

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Definitions of Actinomycosis:

Infections with bacteria of the genus ACTINOMYCES. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Actinomycosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Actinomycosis, or a subtype of Actinomycosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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