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  • Submitted by: cassandremoise
  • on November 17, 2013
  • Category: History
  • Length: 381 words

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rasitic Protozoa
Giardia Lamblia
Diseases: Giardial enteritis,Urethritis,vaginitis.
Treatments: Metronidazole (Flagyl). Metronidazole is the most commonly used antibiotic for giardia infection.
Symptoms: Watery, sometimes foul-smelling diarrhea that may alternate with soft, greasy stools
Fatigue or malaise, Abdominal cramps and bloating , Belching gas with a bad taste, Nausea, Weight loss.
Vector: The most common way to become infected with giardia is after swallowing contaminated water.

Entamoeba Hytolytica
Diseases: Keratitis,amoebic,dysentery
Treatments:   Metronidazole is given by mouth for 10 days. This is followed by Paromomycin or Diloxanide.
Symptoms: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea(Passage of 3 - 8 semi formed stools per day),Passage of soft stools with mucus and occasional blood, Fatigue, Excessive gas
Vector: This condition occurs worldwide, but it is most common in tropical areas with crowded living conditions and poor sanitation. Africa, Mexico, parts of South America, and India have significant health problems associated with this disease. Alcoholism, Cancer, Malnutrition

Disease: Diarrhea
Treatments:  Diarrhea can be managed by drinking plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.
Symptoms: Water diarrhea, dehydration, stomach cramp, malaiseand weight loss in severe cases.
Vector: Swallowing or putting something contaminated with cryptosporidium into your mouth. Drinking water contaminated with cryptosporidium
Swimming in water contaminated with cryptosporidium and accidentally swallowing some of it
Eating uncooked food contaminated with cryptosporidium

Vibrio Cholerae
Disease: Diarrhea
Treatments: Cholera requires immediate treatment because the disease can cause death within hours. Rehydration. The goal is to replace lost fluids and electrolytes using a simple rehydration solution, Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS).
Symptoms:   Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, dehydration.
Vector : The most common sources of cholera...

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