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What is Amebic dysentery?

What is Amebic dysentery?

  • Amebic dysentery: Ameba-caused bacterial bowel infection and ulceration.
  • Amebic dysentery: inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Amebic dysentery: Introduction

Types of Amebic dysentery:

Broader types of Amebic dysentery:

How serious is Amebic dysentery?

Complications of Amebic dysentery: see complications of Amebic dysentery

What causes Amebic dysentery?

Causes of Amebic dysentery: see causes of Amebic dysentery
Risk factors for Amebic dysentery: see risk factors for Amebic dysentery

What are the symptoms of Amebic dysentery?

Symptoms of Amebic dysentery: see symptoms of Amebic dysentery

Complications of Amebic dysentery: see complications of Amebic dysentery

Can anyone else get Amebic dysentery?

Contagion of Amebic dysentery: Spread by contaminated food or water; also clothing or bedding.
More information: see contagiousness of Amebic dysentery
Inheritance: see inheritance of Amebic dysentery

Amebic dysentery: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amebic dysentery.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amebic dysentery.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amebic dysentery: Infectious Disease Specialist, Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amebic dysentery.
Treatments for Amebic dysentery: see treatments for Amebic dysentery
Prevention of Amebic dysentery: see prevention of Amebic dysentery
Research for Amebic dysentery: see research for Amebic dysentery

Organs Affected by Amebic dysentery:

Organs and body systems related to Amebic dysentery include:

Name and Aliases of Amebic dysentery

Main name of condition: Amebic dysentery

Class of Condition for Amebic dysentery: parasite protozoa, bacterial

Other names or spellings for Amebic dysentery:

amoebic dysentery, entameba histolytica

Amoebic dysentery, Amebic dysentery
Source - WordNet 2.1

Amebic dysentery: Related Conditions

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