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Giardiasis in children

Giardiasis in children:
  1. Causes (7 conditions)
  2. Misdiagnosis
  3. Home Testing
  4. Treatments
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Causes of Giardiasis in children:

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

  • Giardia lamblia
  • Ingestion of infective cysts
  • Person to person transmission
  • Water-borne transmission
  • Poor hygiene and sanitation
  • Feco-oral contamination
  • Infected food handlers
  • more causes...»

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Giardiasis in children

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Giardiasis in children Treatments

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Misdiagnosis and Giardiasis in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. 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 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 only "bad" 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 infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure 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 malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See 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, more »

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Giardiasis in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Giardiasis in children

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

  • Feco-oral contamination
  • Giardia lamblia
  • Infected food handlers
  • Ingestion of infective cysts
  • Person to person transmission
  • Poor hygiene and sanitation
  • Water-borne transmission
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Giardiasis in children?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Giardiasis in children. Of the 7 causes of Giardiasis in children 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
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Giardiasis in children:

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Causes of Giardiasis in children Based on Risk Factors

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