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Giardiasis not I.B.S .Waterbourne Parasite in drinking water .http://www.fwr.org/giardia.pdf

Giardiasis not I.B.S  .Waterbourne Parasite in drinking water .http://www.fwr.org/giardia.pdf

Giardiasis (gee-ar-dye-a-sis) is an infection of the digestive system caused by tiny parasites called Giardia intestinalis (also known as Giardia lamblia, or Giardia duodenalis).

Diarrhoea is the most common symptom of giardiasis.

Other symptoms can include:

abdominal cramps

foul-smelling flatulence and belching

nausea (feeling sick)



fatigue (extreme tiredness)


loss of appetite

weight loss caused by malnutrition

medicines called metronidazole or tinidazole are used.

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Would you like to expand? How do you get diagnosed? Etc?




the symptoms i had nothing when it started then in 2010 i was sharing a flat with a mate in 2010 and he was diagnosed with IBS and thats when it started and i drank tap water then i remembered it , then i looked at the symptoms and thought i dont think so its not IBS its something else . and it is this Giardiasis !!


So what did you forget? How did you get your diagnosis?


i didnt i know my own body and i know its not IBS with the explosive Diarrhoea i know its that .! not the stupid IBS doctors are saying ? well they have to blame somebody . cant blame the water companies have an epidemic outbreak .!


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