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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is campylobacter?

Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection which spreads from consuming contaminated food and water. It affects the gastrointestinal system.

Symptoms of campylobacter

  • Abdominal pain

  • Blood in stool

  • Diarrhea

  • Headache

Questions your doctor may ask to check for campylobacter

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose campylobacter

  • Do you have abdominal pain (stomach ache)?

  • Is there blood in your stool?

  • Do you have loose stools or diarrhea?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

Treatment for campylobacter

Most people recover from Campylobacter infection with just drinking extra fluids as long as diarrhea lasts. Those who have severe illness or at risk for severe illness may need antibiotic treatment.

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