Amebiasis

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What is amebiasis?

Amebiasis is an infection of the intestines caused by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. It may be spread by contaminated water or foods. Some common symptoms include, cramping, diarrhea, and bloating.

Common symptoms reported by people with amebiasis

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for amebiasis

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Compare treatments taken by people with amebiasis

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Who has amebiasis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 6 say amebiasis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 5
40s 3
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 10

These charts show data from amebiasis patients who have completed their condition history
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