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    Contact your health care provider if you have prolonged diarrhea or a fever that lasts more than 24 hours. Also, see your health care provider promptly if vomiting prevents you from drinking liquids to replace lost fluids. What causes diarrhea? The most common cause of diarrhea is a virus that infects the bowel. The infection usually lasts for two days and is sometimes called "intestinal flu." Diarrhea also may be caused by: * Infection by bacteria (the cause of most types of food poisoning) * Infections by other organisms * Eating foods that upset the digestive system * Allergies to certain foods * Medications * Radiation therapy Diarrhea also may follow constipation, especially for people who have irritable bowel syndrome. How is diarrhea…

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    Almost any child are bound to have diarrhea. It is a common disease, and most cases are treated at home. So if not treated properly, diarrhea can heavily affect the health of a child. Causes of diarrhea in children Diarrhea is when the children stools are more watery than normal. The disease often occurs when using contaminated food or drinks or contacted with the feces of infected people. Some common causes of diarrhea in children are viruses, bacterial infections, parasites or due to food…

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    Research Paper On E-Coli

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    E-Coli is a type of bacteria. There are many types of E-Coli, and most of them are harmless. But some could be very dangerous to humans that could lead up to death. This bacteria is mostly found in human and animal intestines. In 1999, about 73,000 people in the U.S. got sick each year from this bacteria and about 60 died. This isn't a big number of deaths but it´s a big number of people who got sick. If infected, most people get better within a few days. Although, some can get very sick and…

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    Essay On Typhoid Fever

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    gall bladder by other German biologists (6). Finally, typhoid fever causes some uncomfortable symptoms. Some of the early symptoms are coughing and pneumonia-like symptoms. Bloody nose seen half of the cases. Also a decrease in the number of white blood cells. Painful headache, high fever up to 40 °, and random body aches. Another common symptoms are diarrhea happening continually within 6 to 12 hours, nausea, and vomiting. Typhoid fever can also lead to dehydration. In some cases, rosy…

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    The most common side effect of colon cancer chemotherapeutic (CPT-11) is patients having severe diarrhea, caused by symbiotic bacterial β-glucuronidases. Which causes the drug to reactivate inside the gut. The enzymes were targeted without destroying bacteria that’s needed for human health. However, the purpose of these inhibitors is a way to prevent damage to mammalian cells that’s present in the intestines. If β-glucuronidase which causes the diarrhea isn’t inhibited the patients will have a…

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    E. Coli Research Paper

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    The E.coli symptoms are a lot for example : Bloody diarrhea, minor abdominal pain , vomiting and high fever etc . Sometimes Gastrointestinal complications can cause E.coli infection to actually include irritable bowel syndrome , ischemic colitis ,appendicitis and so many much more diseases.E.Coli that causes infections can get such as chronic renal failure , pancreatitis and diabetes mellitus . Some symptoms for that is drowsiness , seizure and sometimes coma may occur .E . Coli infections are…

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    What is the Gastro Virus? The virus which infected Havelock Norths water supply was called Campylobacter. Campylobacter are a group of germs that are a common cause of food poisoning. Food poisoning occurs when food or water contaminated with germs, poisons or chemicals is eaten or drunk. Typically, food poisoning causes gastro infections, which is an an infection of the gut. This leads to diarrhea and sometimes vomiting. How do you catch Campylobacter? Campylobacter germs are commonly found in…

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    Faecal contamination of water is routinely detected by microbiological analysis. The approach that has been adopted is to analyses for indicator organisms that inhabit the gut in large numbers and are excreted in human faeces. The presence of these indicator organisms in water is evidence of faecal contamination and therefore, of a risk that pathogens are present. If indicator organisms are present in large numbers, the contamination is considered to be recent and/or severe. Total coliforms,…

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    E. Coli Essay

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    Most infections with E. coli O157:H7 are diagnosed by consuming undercooked meat contaminated with the bacteria. An infection with E. coli O157:H7 initially begins with abdominal cramps and watery diarrhea that develops into severe bloody diarrhea within days (Shewdlow 2015). Essentially, E. coli O157:H7 can lead to anemia, kidney failure, and eventually death. In some people, specifically infants under the age of five and the elderly, the infection can cause hemolytic uremic syndrome, which…

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    Bentyl Research Paper

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    Bentyl (dicyclomine) is an anti-spasmodic drug which relaxes the muscle in the wall of the gut. It can reduce the intestinal contractions of an irritable bowel and therefore reduce pain and diarrhea. Bentyl comes in the forms of capsule, tablet, and oral liquid. It is usually taken four times per day. For best results, Bentyl should be taken 30 minutes to 1 hour before eating a meal. Bentyl should not be taken at the same time as an antacid. Some Antacids can reduce the effectiveness of Bentyl.…

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