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Heterophyiasis

Heterophyiasis: Introduction

Heterophyiasis: Infection with a type of intestinal fluke (Heterophyes heterophyes). Infection usually occurs through eating raw or undercooked contaminated freshwater fish. The adult fluke attaches itself to the intestinal wall and causes ulcers which may be asymptomatic unless there is an extensive infestation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Heterophyiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Heterophyiasis

Treatments for Heterophyiasis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Heterophyiasis?

Heterophyiasis: Complications

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Causes of Heterophyiasis

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Heterophyiasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Heterophyiasis

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...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...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 off not...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"...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,...read more »

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

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Heterophyiasis: Rare Types

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Heterophyiasis: Animations

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