An intestinal infection called dysentery can result in diarrhoea with blood or mucus, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. It can be brought on by a bacterial or parasite infection, frequently as a result of poor sanitation or hygiene.
The majority of dysentery cases are mild. However, some patients may develop severe disease-related symptoms and problems.
The two main forms of dysentery are as follows:
- Entamoeba histolytica (E. histolytica) is a parasite that causes amoebic dysentery, also known as amoebiasis. Balantidium coli (B. coli) and strongyloidiasis are two other parasites that can lead to amoebic dysentery.
- Bacillary dysentery is brought on by a bacterial infection. Shigella, Salmonella, Campylobacter, and Escherichia coli (E. coli) are a few of the most prevalent bacteria that cause bacillary dysentery. The most typical form of dysentery is bacillary dysentery.
Entamoeba histolytica can be transmitted by visiting a tropical area without sufficient sanitation, you run a higher risk of contracting this type of dysentery.
consuming food that has been prepared by an infected person you could get it as well.
Touching the toilet handle or sink knob that has the parasite or bacteria on it, you could contract dysentery.
Drinking contaminated water.
Using public swimming pools.
Dysentery can be lethal if it is not properly treated. Contact your healthcare practitioner if you experience any dysentery symptoms.
Different types of dysentery cause slightly different symptoms.
Amoebic dysentery typically leaves its victims symptomless.Amoebic dysentery may have mild signs and symptoms like:
- very high.
- vomiting and nauseous.
- Loss of weight.
- stomach pains.
- Rarely, the parasite may spread to different parts of your body and result in an abscess.
Bacillary dysentery symptoms could include:
- a case of bloody or mucusy diarrhea.
- very high vomiting and nauseous.
- abdomen pain (abdominal pain) that hurts.
- Extreme inflammation, intestinal expansion (dilation), and acute renal damage are possible complications of severe dysentery.
The signs of dysentery might resemble those of many other gastrointestinal conditions, such as the common stomach virus. If you have dysentery, a lab technician will need to examine a sample of your stool under a microscope to determine what kind you have.
In order to effectively treat both chronic and acute episodes of the infection, homeopathy for dysentery comprises a thorough treatment strategy. These dysentery medications operate based on the signs and symptoms that the illness causes.
Symptoms presenting dysentery with Extreme Weakness, can be treated with this medicine. Arsenic Album is used to treat dysentery when there is extreme prostration (condition of being very weak and fatigued). The affected person finds it difficult to tolerate the taste and smell of food. Besides nausea and vomiting, there is food poisoning.
A medication for dysentery with scrapings.
Cantharis is a homoeopathic medicine that is used to treat dysentery, a condition in which the stools are painful and feel like they are scraping the intestines clean. Aside from it, there is recti and bladder tenesmus.
Aloes: This homoeopathic medicine treats dysentery which has jelly-like stools
Aloe is used to treat dysentery, which causes excessive mucus production and jelly-like feces. After passing stools, the rectum hurts. The feces are tiny, dark, semi-fluid, and easily mobile.
The symptoms of dysentery occurs as bloody Stools. This homoeopathic medicine is used to treat dysentery, which causes red, mucus-filled stools. Additionally, there is excessive burning and tenesmus.
For dysentery in wet weather, take the colchicum. Dysentery that is accompanied by excruciating discomfort that persists even after passing stools is treated with colchicum. Dysentery that develops in the fall and during wet weather is treated with this medication.
All of these homoeopathic treatments for dysentery must be taken with the advice of a qualified homoeopath. Therefore, see a qualified homoeopath and rely on homoeopathic medications to relieve your pain.