Giardiasis is the most frequently diagnosed intestinal parasitic disease in the United States and among travelers with chronic diarrhea. Signs and symptoms may vary and can last for 1 to 2 weeks or longer. In some cases, people infected with Giardia have no symptoms.
Scanning electron microscope image ofthe head of a maggot (Protophormia sp.) The maggots of this fly are used medicinally to clean wounds. The maggots are sterilised and placed in the wound, where they feed on dead tissue and leave healthy tissue untouched. Their saliva contains anti- bacterial chemicals which maintain sterility in the area. Maggots are used on ulcers and deep wounds away from organs or body cavities, most often being used to treat diabetic ulcers on the feet
Silent killer... Viewed this way is not scary, indeed it even has something artistic, but behind this innocent appearance hides a killer who kills every year millions of women: it is a cell of breast cancer under the microscope.
This 24-year-old man was evaluated for an indurated, ulcerated, crusted plaque on the cheek. A smear obtained from the ulcer showed leishmania bodies. - Leishmania infection - http://www.PaulFDavis.com health coach (info@PaulFDavis.com)