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What is E. coli infection?

What is E. coli infection? E. coli bacteria are normally present in the intestines of healthy humans and animals. Many types of E. coli are not harmful or cause diarrhea at most for a...

What is appendicitis? symptoms, Types, Causes 0

What is appendicitis? symptoms, Types, Causes

Appendicitis occurs in an internal organ in the body called the appendix.  The appendix is a thin and small tube approximately 2 to 3 inches long.  It is attached to the intestine where stool is formed in the large intestine.  A painful inflammation of the appendix is known as appendicitis.

What is Cryptosporuduosis? Symptoms, causes and more 0

What is Cryptosporuduosis? Symptoms, causes and more

Cryptosporidiosis (crypto) is a disease caused by a parasite.  The parasite lives in soil, food, and water.  It can also occur on the surface of contaminated feces.  You can also become infected by swallowing parasites with your food, drinking water or swimming water.  You can also get infected by touching your mouth with contaminated hands.

What is Hepatitis C?symptoms, Stages of Hepatitis C, Causes And more 0

What is Hepatitis C?symptoms, Stages of Hepatitis C, Causes And more

Hepatitis C is an infection caused by virus.  Which attacks the liver and causes inflammation.  Most people infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) do not have any symptoms.  In fact, most people do not know they are infected with hepatitis C until there is damage to their liver or it is discovered years later during medical testing.

What is Shigella bacteria: symptoms, causes. Risks & treatmentz 0

What is Shigella bacteria: symptoms, causes. Risks & treatmentz

According to reports published on CCD, Shigella bacteria spreads due to an infection called Shigellosis. A person suffering from this problem has diarrhea (sometimes bloody), fever and stomach cramps. Its symptoms usually start after 1-2 days and last for 7 days. Most people recover from this problem without antibiotic medicines. However, in many situations it can take a serious form. This bacteria overwhelms the immune system.

Typhoid fever: types, symptoms, causes, treatment, diagnosis, risks, 0

Typhoid fever: types, symptoms, causes, treatment, diagnosis, risks,

Typhoid fever is an infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi. This germ affects the intestinal tract and bloodstream. It is a serious disease associated with fever caused by the bacteria Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi. It can also be caused by Salmonella paratyphi, a related bacterium that usually causes less severe disease. The bacteria are acquired by human carriers in water or food and then spread to other people in the area.

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