Illdefined Intestinal Infection - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

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Summary about Illdefined Intestinal Infection

It is a vast terminology which is used for the different intestinal infections including infectious colitis, enteritis, gastroenteritis and infectious diarrhea. This group of disease may infect stomach, intestine and colon. The infection may be caused by a variety of bacteria like salmonella, Helicobacter, amoebae or some protozoa.

For treatment purposes, potent antibiotics are recommended.

Symptoms of Illdefined Intestinal Infection

 The infections are diagnosed by the appearance of following symptoms

  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Anorexia
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss


Causes of Illdefined Intestinal Infection

This disease can be caused by bacteria or protozoa  species.

Risk Factors of Illdefined Intestinal Infection

Use of contaminated water and food is the biggest risk factor of this group of infections. Poor sanitation and improper hygiene are also play a vital role in getting these infections.

Preventive Measures of Illdefined Intestinal Infection

Always use well cooked food that is fresh. Use of clean water either filtered or boiled can also help to keep this infection at bay.

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