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 Symptoms of E.coli infection

The symptoms of this infection begin appear seven days after being infected with the microbe. The first sign is severe abdominal cramps, given that it appeared suddenly. After several hours, the diarrhea appears too and is liquid, which causes loss of body fluids, leading to dehydration. This makes you feel tired and sick.

Diarrhea mentioned last one day, then it changes and contains blood. Infection stores in the intestines, so the stool becomes crimson. Bloody diarrhea lasts from 2-5 days. Also among the symptoms include fever, nausea, vomiting. If all of these symptoms appear, it is advisable to call the emergency doctor.

Complications due to E. coli infection

The most common complication is called dense hemolytic uremic syndrome. People who have this problem is ill with hemolytic anemia (which refers to the low number of red cells), thrombocytopenia or renal failure. Syndrome is mainly observed in children and can cause acute renal failure, the problem that begins at about 5, to 10 days after diarrhea starts. People who face such problems are advised to go to hospital for care as soon as possible.

How is E. coli infection diagnosed?

Diagnosis can be given by finding the microbe E. coli in stool brought for analysis. If diarrhea is bloody, it is advised the visiting of a medical emergency that will do some tests to see if you have E. coli in the intestine. Analyses will be made ??within 48 hours after the start of diarrhea with blood.

How to treat E. coli infection?

It does not exist, of what is known, a special treatment for this disease, except for consumption in large amounts of water and other liquids, but also by watching for further complications.

Anti-diarrhea drugs are not advised if they are not recommended by your doctor.

However, these drugs could help you get rid of E.colii of gut, but only if the doctor believes you need to use them. If you are very dehydrated, you may need to stay in the hospital to insert fluid into your veins.

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