Shigella infection (shigellosis)

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What is shigella infection (shigellosis)?

Shigella infection, due to the bacterial overgrowth of Shigella in the intestines, usually causes diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps a day or so after exposure. It may be passed from person to person, through inadequate hygiene, sexual activity or even contaminated food.

Common symptoms reported by people with shigella infection (shigellosis)

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with shigella infection (shigellosis)

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Compare treatments taken by people with shigella infection (shigellosis)

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Who has shigella infection (shigellosis) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 4
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 4

These charts show data from shigella infection (shigellosis) patients who have completed their condition history
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