Dysentery

– People often give the name of pain around the stomach and digestive tract as abdominal pain only. But its kind of abdominal pain that varied depending on the cause. One cause of abdominal pain is a disease like dysentery germs. Dysentery is a disease that attacks the gastrointestinal tract, particularly in the colon. These symptoms include diarrhea and stomach pains. Was slimy and bloody stools. Not infrequently the patient felt pain in his anus. For people in dysentery patients should be noted that the disease is highly contagious. Symptoms and causes Dysentery comes from the Greek, the dys (= disorder) and enteron (= colon) which means inflammation of the intestines that cause symptoms of widespread and bloody mucous stools. Symptoms of dysentery include: – Dispose of the water with bloody stools – Watery diarrhea with little volume – Bowel movements with stools mixed with mucus (mucus) – Pain during bowel movement (tenesmus) The characteristics of the time if exposed to dysentery is as follows: – High fever (39.50 ° C – 400 ° C), Appear toxic – Vomiting – Pain in stomach cramps and pain in the anus during defecation – Sometimes accompanied by symptoms similar to encephalitis and sepsis – Diarrhoea with blood and mucus in the stool – Frequency CHAPTER generally less – Pain berut great (colic) WHO states that approximately 15 percent of the incidence of diarrhea in children under age 5 years was dysentery. The results of the evaluation survey in Indonesia in 1989-1990 also showed a similar incidence. Dysentery causes panting on health and mortality associated with diarrhea. Because the impact is quite severe dysentery, the diarrhea that is clinically suspected basilar dysentery may be given antibiotics empirically for Shigella bacteria, although there is no hill baikkan bacteria in the feces. However, according to Dr. Hegar, this should be followed by clinical monitoring, treatment provided should give a response on the third day. If in that time no visible response, should be evaluated if it is not dysentery dysentery or amoebic dysentery basilar but these bacteria are resistant to antibiotics are given, so it needs to be replaced. Treatment of dysentery should be immediately life-threatening if not the child or the possibility of complications can occur. Quite severe dysentery were reported in infants who are not breastfed and in children with malnutrition. In more specific cause of dysentery is Shigella bacteria or some similar group of amoeba, Entamoeba histolytica. Sometimes also caused dysentery is a parasitic infection of swine Balantidium Coli and leaf worms (Schistosoma japonicum) are numerous in Central Sulawesi. The organism is spread from person to person through contaminated food and water that is tainted or that is spread by flies. This dysentery germs live in the human colon and cause injury to the bowel wall. This is what causes the dirt patients often tercapur pus and blood. Basilar dysentery in children usually younger. These germs enter directly into the digestive tools and cause swelling and superficial ulceration. Severe inflammation that may cover the entire colon and small intestine also baigan below. This disease usually strikes with a sudden about two days setelh germs, especially in children. After the fever, a whiny child, and easy to drowsiness. Appetite loss, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, abdominal pain bloating. Two-three days later the stool contains blood, pus and mucus. Patients may spend 20 to 30 watery stools a day so he could dehydrate. At the stage and severity of severe infection can cause death. To treat it is usually done by replacing the fluid that comes out like ORS. In addition the provision of essential antioxidants to kill germs. Yet prevention is to keep cleaning, exterminating flies in the house, and keep food and drinks from the dirt.

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