Doctors for Clostridium Difficile in Chickballapur, Hubli-Dharwad
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Clostridium difficile is a bacterium that causes diarrhoea and more serious intestinal conditions such as colitis. The various symptoms are:
• Watery diarrhoea (at least three bowel movements per day for two or more days)
• Loss of appetite
• Abdominal pain or tenderness
HOW IS CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE DIAGNOSED?
Stool examination by a general physician is the best way to diagnose the condition.
HOW IS CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE TREATED?
Proton pump inhibitors and chemotherapy medication will be prescribed by the Gastroenterologist in order to cure the patient. Plenty of probiotics and fluids will also be administered. Severe cases may require fecal transplants and the use of monoclonal antibodies for infection treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
A weak immune system after treatment of a chronic ailment can also be the cause of this illness.