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what do tapeworms look like

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Here's your pics...: https://www.google.com/search?q=what+does+tape+worm+look+like+in+stool&rlz=1C1SFXN_enUS499US506&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=uni ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tape worm in stool: Tapeworms are flat, segmented and described as "ribbon-like". You could pass a worm or worm segments.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Tapeworm: Tapeworms look like long, flat, white things with segments (see picture). People don't usually pass an entire worm, but pieces of the worm. Therefor ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Tapeworm unlikely: I'm pretty sure you're the same person who has asked several questions about tapeworm, cats, and things you have seen in your stool or your cat's fece ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
MIXTURES: or MULTIPLE parasitic infections are NOT that uncommon!! You need a stool exam for OVA (eggs) and the parasites themselves...then proper TREATMENT (Of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See a doctor 4 tx: If your situation feels desperate, and you suspect worms or larvae, it's best to see a doctor immediately for treatment. They have a microscope too, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Tapeworm: remains in the gut. Bruises are not likely to move. without an exam, I can only give general information and cannot say in your particular case, but c ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Talk to your parents: Why do you think you have tapeworms. Talk to your parents about what is going on and ask them to schedule an appointment with your doctor. You need ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Need medical eval.: Tapeworm symptoms: GI tapeworm infection symptoms may include: weight loss, weakness, decreased appetite, nausea, loose stools and abdominal pain. Inv ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Few symptoms: Most people with tapeworms have no symptoms until they see part of the worm in their stool. Rarely, the fish tapeworm can cause vitamin B12 deficienc ... Read More

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