Gastroenteritis Campylobacter Overview
Another name for Gastroenteritis Campylobacter is Campylobacter Enteritis.
What is Campylobacter enteritis?
A person with Campylobacter enteritis has a bacterial infection of the intestines. Campylobacter enteritis is an intestinal infection caused by Campylobacter bacteria. The infection causes inflammation and swelling of the lining of the small intestine. Campylobacter is a common cause of traveler's diarrhea.
What are the symptoms of Campylobacter enteritis?
Common symptoms of Campylobacter enteritis include cramping abdominal pain, fever, nausea and vomiting. Diarrhea is the most common symptom and stools may be watery, bloody, or contain yellow or green mucus.
How does the doctor treat Campylobacter enteritis?
General treatment for Campylobacter enteritis includes clear liquid diet, hydration, and fever control. Some may benefit from intravenous fluids and antibiotics.
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