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Dysentery

Dysentery

(Science: gastroenterology) Any of various disorders marked by inflammation of the intestines, especially of the colon and attended by pain in the abdomen, tenesmus and frequent stools containing blood and mucus. Causes include chemical irritants, bacteria, protozoa or parasitic worms.

Origin: L. Dysenteria, from gr. Enteron = intestine


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... have encountered. He has been devoid of (any serious) illness since the 1970s. I would be tempted to say GERD, however I feel that the fulminating dysentery could not possibly be caused by it. The symptoms are just far too extreme. I have had my fair share of belching, acid reflux, and nausea from ...

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by blackmantis
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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Views: 98343

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... *must* be a cause for this", the body wouldn't just naturally make you belch hydrogen sulfide, vomit violently and experience fulminating dysentery. Something must be irritating the GI tract or it must be an immune system response.

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by blackmantis
Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... I think we all know, otherwise people would've been complaining about this for decades ! Potential contributing factor: -10yrs ago I had ameobotic dysentery due to bad water in the tap. Very similar symptoms and hard to pin down b/c the tests can easily be negative when you're actually positive, ...

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by cuzsis
Sat May 29, 2010 12:00 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
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Re: Anal Bleeding. Pleas help.

Hi, Some of the common causes of rectal bleeding are Piles, Amoebic Dysentery, or even Constipation, which are easily diagnosable by associated symptoms. But for a boy of your age, you should lose no time and get it checked up by a qualified Doctor. Regards, ...

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by koyal
Thu Mar 04, 2010 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Anal Bleeding. Pleas help.
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Views: 10460

The effects of Ocean Dumping to Water Pollution

... should not be used as sewers. One is that human excrement carries potential hazardous microorganisms into these waters. Disease like cholera, dysentery typhoid fever, poliomyelitis and hepatitis are easily picked up and spread when people use the polluted water. Another reason is the abundance ...

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by bhaby
Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:33 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 97821
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