Blastocytes manifested by painful spasms in the abdomen. A person can develop diarrhea (diarrhea), decrease in body weight, decreased appetite, retching, deterioration of General health.

Most often, the pain occurs in the right hypochondrium and region of the intestine. Against the background of these symptoms are increased body temperature, which, however, does not exceed 37.5 degrees. Appear on the skin rashes which are red in color and have different size. In some cases, starts atopic dermatitis or urticaria, which disappear when the cure of the disease. The inflammation can cause discomfort and itching.

For the diagnosis of blastocystis takes the samples of feces for laboratory tests for the presence of a large number of blastocysts.


For treatment of the disease are appointed antibacterial agents that are active against the blastocyst. Often used drugs such as "Metronidazole" (500 mg 2 times a day course 5 days), "Furazolidone" (100 mg 4 times a day rate of up to 10 days). An alternative drug is "Nimorazole, which is administered in the dosage of 500 mg 2 times a day. Among other drugs are often used "Nifuratel", "Tinidazole" and "Liberal".

Also, the patient may be prescribed medication to enhance immunity, in order for the body to cope with the blastocyst. Medications for treatment of the disease should be taken only after consulting a doctor and in the presence of symptoms. Should not self-prescribe yourself medicines or use folk methods of struggle without professional help. In other cases, the treatment blastocystis is not required, since a healthy immune system the body is able to cope with the disease yourself.

Most often disease occurs in people with reduced immunity. Often blastocysts is associated with the presence in the body other diseases. The disease represents a serious threat to the health or life of the patient, but it may indicate pathological processes that cause decline of immunity. As a preventive measures that can prevent contamination, the personal hygiene and drinking of clean boiled water.

Often the blastocyst transmitted via household contact. There are cases of infection of members of the same family when using common household appliances. Very often the infection blastocystis occur in countries with hot and humid climate.