Question 15
A 25 year old man visits his local GP complaining of severe stomach pains and a fever. The man explains that he has diarrhoea which sometimes contains blood. The GP takes a stool sample and reports that the sample contains blood and mucus. Given the information disclosed, which one of the following is a likely diagnosis?

Dysentery is an infection of the intestines that causes bloody diarrhoea and stomach cramps. It is usually passed on through poor hygiene and can affect anyone.

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