The symptoms of E. coli infection depend on the particular strain but potentially include mild to severe diarrhea, abdominal cramping and blood in the stool. However, coliforms are a broad class of bacteria that are comm... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

While many types of coliform bacteria present in well water are harmless, dangerous coliform bacteria cause fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and other forms of gastrointestinal upset, according to Penn State College of ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

There can be coliform bacteria in well water when the well is defective. Drinking water should not contain any presence of coliform bacteria for safety reasons, explains the Vermont Department of Health. If coliform bact... More » Science Biology

There is no particular treatment of infection with E. coli bacteria other than management of its complications, which include diarrhea and dehydration. The infection is treated with rest and plenty of fluids, claims WebM... More »

The symptoms of diarrhea include bloating, abdominal cramps, abdominal pains, blood in the stool, loose and watery stool, and fever, states Mayo Clinic. In young children, diarrhea can swiftly cause dehydration. Therefor... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

A person who is experiencing changes in their bowel habits, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain such as gas pain or cramps, weight loss for no known cause, tiredness, blood in the stool or vomiting should go in to see... More »

According to the Mayo Clinic, the primary symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease include diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, bloody stool, lack of appetite and weight loss, coupled with a frequent/urgent need... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues