Giardia Skin

The acute form is more common in infants and young children. There have been cases of giardiasis diagnosis in children already in 2-3 months of age. When infected with Giardia child of the first months of life (mostly from patients parents or older children in the family) appears acute diarrhea with low fever, nausea, a violation of appetite. Originally, the chair can be up to 10 times per day, watery in consistency, frothy, and later he became fat, smelly. Increased flatulence, distended abdomen. Appearing abdominal cramps, accompanied by colicky pains. A significant part of the infected skin manifestations appear infectious-allergic genesis in the form of abundant oedematous melkopyatnistoy bright pink rash, which disappears after 3-5 days, or in the form of strengthening the constitutional manifestations of allergic dermatitis (redness of skin of eyelid, shins).

Unfortunately, the diagnosis of giardiasis in this stage, virtually non-existent due to lack of a focused examination and medical disposition to this infection. In this regard, often we are dealing with a chronic giardiasis, which is characterized by the following symptoms: Symptoms of gastro-intestinal tract – persistent diarrhea, alternating diarrhea and constipation, malabsorption, cramping abdominal pain, nausea, decreased appetite disorders common symptoms of the state – the lag in physical development, weight loss, malaise, malnutrition, symptoms of the skin – other than those described above, the hives, strofulyus, scrapie; When the protective forces of the body, proper nutrition, sufficient rest, etc., deteriorating conditions for the reproduction of Giardia, and there is some cleansing of the body, reduces clinical symptoms.