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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not yet: What you have seen may not have been a worm. Let your doc or obstetrician know, so that you can have your stool checked for ova and parasites. Do not ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not yet: What you have seen may not have been a worm. Let your doc or obstetrician know, so that you can have your stool checked for ova and parasites. Do not ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Need exam: The best answer will require pictures and examination of your stool. In our practice it is not uncommon to send the stool for examination of parasites ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
All of the options: ...you mentioned are of course possible. Without more information, we can't tell from here. Simple stool analysis by your doctor should address your ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Ascaris: If it is several inches long and looks like an earthworm, likely to be the ascaris roundworm which can be eradicated with meds.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: If you actually have worms in your stool, it must be evaluated. Pinworms are not that uncommon. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Worms: I suggest you see a physician for further examination and treatment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Stool exam: People always has some concerns about parasites or worm passing in stool , this is happen when person travel back from developing country . Most impor ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Williams
26 years experience General Practice
You can't : You should go to your physician or health clinic and have your stools specifically tested for ova and parasites.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Worms: in stool require specific treatment and precautions to prevent re-infection or transmission to others. Diagnosis is important to determine treatment. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: If one has hookworm infestation, the worm is generally not seen in the stool but hookworm eggs are. Dog hookworm can cause rashes in people related t ... Read More
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