Giardiasis

Symptoms: 

The symptoms include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue or malaise
  • Abdominal cramps and bloating
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
Tests to diagnose: 

Stool sampling test is performed to confirm diagnosis.

Treatment: 

The treatment includes medications. Medications that are commonly used to treat giardiasis include the antibiotics metronidazole, tinidazole, nitazoxanide, and paromomycin.