An infection from a parasite called Giardiasis is the cause of this disease and it usually affects your small intestine. This is a microscopic bacteria that spreads easily, especially if you have cats and dogs at home. The most common causes here of the same are nausea, diarrhoea or greasy stools, loss of appetite and also vomiting along with feeling of dizziness.
HOW IS GIARDIASIS DIAGNOSED?
Your general physician may diagnose the condition with one or two stool samples. The stools of the infected person will contain the giardia parasites. An endoscopy may also be performed.
HOW IS GIARDIASIS TREATED?
Treatment involves use of antiparasitic drugs but in most cases the condition will treat on its own. The common medications prescribed here include Metronidazole, Tinidazole, Nitazoxanide and Paromomycin.
DID YOU KNOW?
Kids below the age of 5 may have malnutrition and thus adequate replenishment should be given too.