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Bacillary Dysentery

 

Bacillary dysentery is an infection of the intestines causing severe diarrhea.

Causes

  • Bacteria called shigella
  • Contaminated food or water
  • Contaminated hands

Symptoms

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Blood or pus in stools
  • Fever
  • Dehydration

Treatment

  • Salt and fluid replacement orally or intravenously
  • Antibiotics in case of severe infection

Prevention

  • Washing hands with soap after using the toilet
  • Washing hands before handling food
  • Washing raw fruits and vegetables thoroughly
  • Cooking food thoroughly before consumption

  
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