Amoebiasis, also known amoebic dysentery,Amoebiasis is a infectious disease caused by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Amoebiasis is a parasitic infection of the large intestine.Amoebiasis can affect anyone, however, the disease mostly occurs in young to middle aged adults.
E. histolytica: this is a single-celled protozoan that usually enters the human body when a person ingests cysts through food or water. It can also enter the body through direct contact with fecal matter.
When cysts enter the body, they lodge in the digestive tract. They then release an invasive, active form of the parasite called a trophozite. The parasites reproduce in the digestive tract and migrate to the large intestine. There, they can burrow into the intestinal wall or the colon.
Amoebiasis occurs when Entamoeba histolytica parasites are taken in by mouth and the most common way this happens is by person-to-person spread. Amoebiasis can also be spread by:
homeopathy not only helps in treating the acute infection but also helps in preventing it becoming chronic.
excessive mucus in the stool. The stool is loose, watery and contains excessive mucus. There is a constant bearing down sensation in the stool. The urgency to pass stool is marked, particularly after eating or drinking anything. There is a release of excessive flatus following the evacuation of stool. Sometimes, there is an involuntary passage of stool. A burning sensation in the rectum and anus is also present in most cases.
Merc Sol is a natural remedy for amoebiasis when stool contains excessive blood and mucus. The stool is watery, greenish and sour smelling. There is a cutting or colicky pain in the abdomen along with dysentery. Extreme weakness attends the gastric symptoms. The person may also feel chilly. In most cases, the symptoms get worse during the evenings.
stol with excessive white shred-like particles. The stool is green or yellow and smells sour. An ineffectual pressing in the rectum, abdominal distension, fatigue and coldness of the body are present. In some cases, there may be tearing and burning pain at the anus.
Colocynthis is an effective homeopathic medicine for amoebiasis when a person has severe abdominal cramps. The cramps are slightly better by bending double or by hard pressure on the abdomen. Taking a slight drink or food worsens the cramping pain. Apart from cramps, there may be colicky or cutting pains in the abdomen. The stool is yellowish greenish, frothy with blood streaks.
Ipecacuanha is a natural homeopathic remedy for amoebiasis when there is s persistent nausea along with other gastric symptoms. The stool passed by the patient contains lumps of mucus, blood and has a very rotten smell. Abdominal pain is marked around the navel and may be drawing, cutting, or cramping in nature.
when a person has a constant ineffectual urge to pass stool (tenesmus). Upon going to the toilet, only a little bit of stool passes. Streaks of blood may be present in the stool. The urge for stool is quickly renewed, and there is an unsatisfactory feeling constantly present. A person may also have abdominal pain that gets temporarily better by passing stool. There is often a sharp pain in the rectum after passing stool.