amoebic dysentery


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Related to amoebic dysentery: bacillary dysentery, malaria
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Synonyms for amoebic dysentery

inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica

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The first goal of treatment for amoebiasis is to relieve the symptoms of amoebic dysentery, as well as to prevent further loss in fluids and electrolytes through intake of anti-diarrhoeal medication.
Hemingway would have been lucky to get away with just amoebic dysentery his second time around.
Al-Safani listed several diseases that are common in Ramadan, including dysentery, typhoid, viral hepatitis A and amoebic dysentery.
These events are captured in an equally astounding documentary called Burden of Dreams, which chronicles the stranger-than-fiction events plaguing the film, including skirmishes with hostile natives, inclement weather, battles with the laws of physics, and the eventual abandonment of the film's first version due to Jason Robards's digestive tract being ravaged by amoebic dysentery (though many dispute these circumstances, holding that Mick Jagger and Jason Robards became exasperated by Herzog and walked off the film).
She underwent a partial hysterectomy and was admitted to hospital with amoebic dysentery.
Hashima, head of Quzqol Ayaq village clinic, said the people mostly drank stagnant water from the natural pools, which caused a variety of diseases such as diarrhea, amoebic dysentery, kidney stones, cholera and malaria.
Potable water that has been tainted with sewage during the floods can also cause amoebic dysentery, which is potentially fatal to the young, the elderly and the infirm whose immune systems are compromised.
She has also battled ulcers, amoebic dysentery, bursitis, and had a benign brain tumour removed in 1997.
The leaves of rhubarb which contain oxalic acid can be highly poisonous but it's dried and powdered roots have been used for centuries to treat a number of intestinal complaints, including amoebic dysentery.
One casual sip of unprocessed water can result in an episode of typhoid, jaundice or amoebic dysentery.
19) In vitro studies have verified that Brucea javanica extracts are effective as amoebicides, (20) and clinical studies have shown it to be an effective agent in the treatment of amoebic dysentery (21), (22) and malaria.
Poor construction means houses often serve as breeding grounds for diseases including malaria, amoebic dysentery and respiratory conditions.
They showed that parasites cause amoebic dysentery and discovered a treatment for it.
Routine inspection of water containers and the unit's water supply helps eliminate such waterborne diseases as hepatitis, typhoid, and amoebic dysentery and preserve combat power vital to the mission.
Crushed or chewed, papaya seeds help to expel intestinal parasites and are beneficial in cases of amoebic dysentery.