Dysentery: Symptoms and treatment

Symptoms of dysentery

dysentery dysentery is generally divided into acute and chronic form. In some cases, a person may only be a carrier of the bacterium. The incubation period lasts about 2 days. Then the phenomena of intoxication are manifested. Dysentery, whose symptoms are similar to poisoning, manifests:

  • Vomiting;
  • Temperature rise up to 38 degrees;
  • abdominal pain;
  • Liquid stool;
  • Loss of appetite;
  • Malaise;
  • In feces can be detected particles of mucus and blood;
  • Sometimes it is possible to develop bradycardia and lower blood pressure.

With mild forms of the disease, symptoms are expressed weakly and the patient feels good.

Chronic form of dysentery is quite rare and is accompanied by disruption to the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver.

Dysentery dysentery treatment

is treated both in the inpatient and at home. Only those in serious condition, elderly and young children are hospitalized. In dysentery, treatment begins with the prescribing of antibiotics. Conduct general strengthening procedures – hemotransfusion or plasma transfusion. Vitamin therapy and lactobacterine are prescribed to normalize intestinal work.

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