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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Nearly zero: Tapeworm infection can be caused by eating raw or undercooked meat of infected animals, pork more common than beef. Usually there are no symptoms, per ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Undercooked beef: Greatest risk of tapeworms is from undercooked meat, whether beef or pork in Eastern Europe, Russia, eastern Africa and Latin America. Beef tapeworm ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No brain issue: Beef tapeworm is a localized issue and i suspect that you probably don't have it anymore. But if you still bowel issues, you should get a stool exami ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No higher risk: Beef tapeworm does not invade and does presents no problem in term of splenic function. However you should be more concerned over E Coli from incomple ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Tapeworms are dangerous in children and adults. They lead to loss of weight, nutritional deficiences, and malnutrition. These can lead to problems i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Raw meat...: Eating raw or undercooked meat from an animal infected with the tapeworm is usually how it is contracted.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Asymptomatic or sx: Many people who have tapeworms have no sxs other than seeing worms or worm parts with a bowel movement. Possible sxs/ signs can include: weight loss, ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Taenai Saginata : (Beef tapeworm). GI tapeworm infection sx's may include: weight loss, weakness, decreased appetite, nausea, loose stools, abdominal pain. & pass ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tapeworm sxs: Many people who have tapeworms have no symptoms other than seeing worms or worm parts squiggling about when they have a bowel movement. Possible symp ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Praziquantel : Praziquantel is very effective for tapeworms.
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