Bacterial Diseases of the Digestive System
- Dental caries. Dental caries, or cavities, is a universal microbiological problem.
- Periodontal disease. Periodontal disease involves damage to the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth.
- Typhoid fever.
- Escherichia coli infections.
What bacteria causes gastrointestinal infections?
Gastrointestinal Infections. There are an enormous number of microbes that cause disease in the intestines. Bacteria (E. coli, Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Clostridium), viruses ( Norwalk agent, Rotaviruses), and parasites (Giardia, Entamoeba, Ascaris) can all cause disease in the intestines.
What is gastrointestinal infection?
Gastrointestinal infections are viral, bacterial or parasitic infections that cause gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract involving both the stomach and the small intestine. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
What are the 5 diseases of the digestive system?
If you suspect you could have one of these issues, don’t delay in speaking with your doctor.
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Celiac Disease.
- Crohn’s Disease.
- Ulcerative Colitis.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
What are the symptoms of bacteria in the intestines?
Bacterial gastroenteritis is a digestive problem caused by bacteria. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and pain. In severe cases, you may become dehydrated and have an electrolyte imbalance. Bacterial gastroenteritis is sometimes treated with antibiotics.