Caused by a group of bacteria called Shigellosis, this is an infection, which is also referred to as bacillary dysentery or Marlow syndrome. The illness happens because of eating infested food and the symptoms are quite similar to that of food poisoning. Loose motions, stomach pain, vomiting, rectal bleeding and drastic dehydrations are the signs that stand out prominently. One can also get fever.
HOW IS SHIGELLOSIS DIAGNOSED?
A Homeopath/General Physician diagnoses Shigellosis by conducting a blood test and physical examination.
HOW IS SHIGELLOSIS TREATED?
Due to excessive loss of fluids and dehydration, oral rehydration therapies are provided to patients. Besides these, different kinds of antibiotics are known to help including trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. To provide temporary relief, Antidiarrheal drugs are also used.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are patients showing no symptoms of this disease at all but keep spreading it.