Font Size
A
A
A

Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Giardiasis


Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Giardiasis

Other diseases with symptoms that are similar to the common symptoms of giardiasis include:

  • Bacterial infections with Salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter, Staphylococcus, or Shigella. Symptoms of infection with these organisms generally do not last as long as those caused by Giardia lamblia.
  • Viral infections. Symptoms of infection with viruses generally do not last as long as those caused by G. lamblia.
  • Infection with other parasites such as Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, or Dientamoeba fragilis. Symptoms caused by infection with these organisms last as long or longer than those caused by G. lamblia.
  • Appendicitis.

Problems with digestion that can cause symptoms like giardiasis symptoms include:

Credits

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerW. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Last RevisedSeptember 9, 2011

eMedicineHealth Medical Reference from Healthwise

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use. How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.

To learn more visit Healthwise.org

© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.





Medical Dictionary