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How does Doryx treat amoebic dysentery?

Amoebic dysentery is an intestinal infection caused by a parasite. Symptoms include abdominal cramps, profuse diarrhea containing mucus or blood, painful bowel movements, and fever. It is transmitted through the consumption of food or water contaminated with stool as well as through activities such as anal intercourse. Doryx can be used in combination with other medications to treat this condition.

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