Overview

Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestines caused by entamoeba histolytica. It is common in tropical areas of the world where sanitation is poor, allowing food and water supplies to be exposed to fecal contamination.Amebiasis is common[read article]

Tests for Amebiasis

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A stool ova and parasites exam involves a laboratory analysis of a stool sample to check for parasites. Parasites are organisms that can live inside a host (the hum...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Entameba Histolytica Antigen Assay Test
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It's inevitable that at some point in your child's life he or she will suffer vomiting and diarrhea. Most often they are nothing to get worried about, but o...  More
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The colon helps your body absorb water and nutrients from the food you eat. It is also where your stool is formed. The last third of your colon is called the sigmoi...  More
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A fecal culture is a laboratory test used to determine if bacteria, which can cause infection or disease, are present in your digestive tract. By testing your stool...  More
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Liver Ultrasound
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Stool Examination
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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Medical Procedures for Amebiasis

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Administration of Intravenous Fluids
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Surgical Procedures for Amebiasis

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Drainage of Liver Abscess
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Prescribed Medications for Amebiasis

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METRONIDAZOLE (me troe NI da zole) is an antiinfective. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial and protozoal infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or...  More
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CHLOROQUINE (KLOR oh kwin) is used to treat or prevent malaria infections. It is also used to treat amebiasis.  More
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ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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TINIDAZOLE (tye NI da zole) is an antiinfective. It is used to treat amebiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and vaginosis. It will not work for colds, flu, or other...  More
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IODOQUINOL is an amebicide. It is used to treat infections of amebas in the intestines.  More
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PAROMOMYCIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections and intestinal amebiasis. It is also used to treat the sympto...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Amebiasis What's this?

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Saccharomyces boulardii is a non-pathogenic yeast strain that has been used for treatment and prevention of diarrhea. Saccharomyces boulardii is classified as a pro...  More
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