You will be asked about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done. Your waste material may be tested. This can be done with a stool culture.
Talk with your doctor about the best plan for you. Treatment options include:
Fluid Replacement and Monitoring
Most people will get better in 5-10 days. They rarely need a specific treatment. Avoid medication that stops diarrhea. Drink plenty of water and fluids. Fluids through an IV line may be needed in cases of severe
Treatment for Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
HUS is a life-threatening condition. It occurs in some people with
infection. HUS may need to be treated with
kidney dialysis. Symptoms may include:
Pale complexion, tiredness, and irritability
Small, unexplained bruises, or bleeding from the nose or mouth—caused by problems in the body’s clotting mechanism
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