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How does Bacterial Intestinal Infection happen?

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A medical condition that causes vomiting, diarrhoea, and bloody stools.

In the year 2002, around 75% of all the patients suffering from the medical condition required hospitalization. (1)

  • Diagnosable
  • Treatable
  • Normally gets cured within two to four weeks.

This infection occurs due to the invasion of bacteria in the intestine causing gut and stomach inflammation.

Symptoms

Diagnosis: A Physical examination is conducted. The doctor tests for dehydration and abdominal pains. Other tests like stool sample and blood tests are done for supportive diagnosis.

Abdominal Cramps: It usually lasts for 3-4 mins. The cramps become increasingly severe with time.

Nausea and Vomiting: Loss of appetite, nausea and frequent vomiting are the main symptoms of this disease.

Sinus distresses: This medical condition may cause a sinus infection. Runny eyes and watery nose are some of the symptoms associated with the same.

Treatment

Self-care: Liquid diet should be maintained by the patient. They should avoid consumption of processed or outdoor foods. Proper hygiene and sanitation should be maintained.
Patients should stay hydrated.

Medicines: Antibiotics help in killing the bacteria present inside the intestine. In serious cases, IV fluids are attached to the patient to prevent dehydration.

Specialists:
Other forms of treatment suffice for recovering from this disease. However, if the case is severe, one must visit the doctor. At mfine, you can begin your consultation and treatment right from the comfort of your homes.

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