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what do hook worms look like in early stages in stool samples

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: You may have "ringworm", which is a type of fungal infection, but you do not have hookworm, which is a parasite that only inhabits the gastrointestina ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No data, but: There are some trials underway using helminths (hookworms and whipworms) to try and treat ibd.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Conventional tx: Would not recommend treating hookworms without conventional antiparastic medication. Talk with your doctor about augmenting conventional treatment wit ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The larvae (immature form of the worm) get into the skin. The larvae move to the lungs via the bloodstream and enter the airways. The worms are about ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Hookworms: Hook worms do not cause ulcerative colitis, but a stool sample can be sent to the lab to evaluate you for parasite infestation as this could complicat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Moving threads: They are alive. Any doubts, stool studies to detect.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms/threadworms: Pinworms are white thread like parasites that can live in the large intestines. They only affect humans so kitty is not involved.Kids are exposed to t ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Pillows in rectum?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Stool analysis: may be fiber content; however, a stool analysisi is the gold standard to answer your questions.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Any thing odd: In your diet. If not get checked at your ped's office. You should bring a stool sample in a clean sealed container, which the will want to end to the ... Read More

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