Patient reviews for Doctors for Strongyloidiasis in Meerut
Jaynarayan's review for Dr. Sandeep Bhandari
Dr Bhandari is very polite and caring doctor. He listens to his patients very calmly and then try to judge the problem after li... Read more reviews
Basically Strongyloidiasis is a form of human parasitic disease that is caused by roundworm. It happens in the intestine and the symptoms would include a series of respiratory and digestive problems. One would suffer from breathing discomforts followed with pain in the stomach and also traces of hyper-infection. Bloating and stomach upset cases follow suit.
HOW IS STRONGYLOIDIASIS DIAGNOSED?
A general physician may order the following tests to diagnose this condition:
1. Complete Blood count
2. Sputum test
3. Stool test
4. Blood antigen test
HOW IS STRONGYLOIDIASIS TREATED?
Treatment of strongyloidiasis is with anthelmintic therapy. Ivermectin is the drug of choice for uncomplicated strongyloidiasis. In addition to anthelmintic therapy for severe forms of strongyloidiasis, supportive therapy such as intravenous fluids for volume depletion, blood transfusion for GI bleeding, and mechanical ventilation for respiratory failure, may be required. Antibiotic therapy may be indicated if bacteremia or meningitis has also developed.
DID YOU KNOW?
However, it has been seen that some ayurvedic and homeopathic medicines are quite effective in treating the problem of strongyloidiasis, providing complete respite from the same.