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Balantidiasis

Balantidiasis:
  1. Causes (2 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Balantidiasis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Balantidiasis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Balantidiasis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Balantidiasis may include:

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Definitions of Balantidiasis:

Infection by parasitic PROTOZOA of the genus BALANTIDIUM. The presence of Balantidium in the LARGE INTESTINE leads to DIARRHEA; DYSENTERY; and occasionally ULCER.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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

Detailed list of causes of Balantidiasis

The list below shows some of the causes of Balantidiasis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Balantidiasis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Balantidiasis. Of the 2 causes of Balantidiasis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Balantidiasis:

The following list of conditions have 'Balantidiasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Balantidiasis:

Balantidium
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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