of the colon (
) and sometimes the
caused by an amoeba.
Many people, especially those living in
carrier of amoeba without suffering symptoms.
These are presented when the parasite invades the tissues of the colon. Symptoms can be very fuzzy.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
History and physical examination by your physician.
Analysis of feces and blood.
X - rays of the lower
Be very careful with their personal hygiene.
Bathe regularly and wash your hands with warm water and soap after every bowel movement and before handling food.
medication against the amoeba, such as metronidazole.
Stay in bed during an acute
Go back to your
disappears when the fever and
Diet soft that will progress to
in the brain.
in the lung.
of the pericardium.
In most cases, without complications.
can be cured in 3 weeks with proper treatment.
In severe cases, can cause dysentery, which may require hospitalization.
microscopic parasite spread by flies, cockroaches and direct
with hands or food contaminated with feces.
Plumbing defects in hotels or factories.
Raw fruits or
fertilized with human feces or washed with contaminated water.
Signs and symptoms.
During incubation, the
may not show symptoms.
The most characteristic symptoms are:
with foul - smelling feces.
is preceded in its principles for
Mucus and blood.
depositions (sometimes) which is known as dysentery. Tiredness.
Pain in the area of the
and the right side of the abdomen.
Jaundice (sometimes) yellowing of skin and conjunctiva caused by
Overcrowding and lack of sanitation.
Combination of oral - anal sex.
Wash your hands often. ALWAYS before eating.
If you are in an area where food or water might be contaminated, take the following measures:
Boil water for 5 minutes.
Do not use water for anything related to the sewage
Do not eat or unpeeled fruit or
, fish or seafood raw.
Sanitize those with bleach and water (sold pills with the necessary amount to 1 L of water. Dissolve
tablet in water inside
or container, and enter the fruit or
for 10 minutes in the water)