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Ciliary dysentery

Ciliary dysentery: Introduction

Ciliary dysentery: A form of gastroenteritis caused by a ciliated parasite called Balantidium coli. The parasites are usually found in swine. Symptoms can persist from one to four weeks but may recur if not treated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ciliary dysentery is available below.

Symptoms of Ciliary dysentery

Treatments for Ciliary dysentery

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Ciliary dysentery?

Ciliary dysentery: Complications

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Causes of Ciliary dysentery

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Disease Topics Related To Ciliary dysentery

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Ciliary dysentery: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Ciliary dysentery

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, 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 more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is 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, it's more likely to be an 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 ( more »

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

Ciliary dysentery: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Ciliary dysentery

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Ciliary dysentery: Rare Types

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Ciliary dysentery: Animations

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Definitions of Ciliary dysentery:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Ciliary dysentery as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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