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what do worm eggs look like in humans

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Like a worm: Like a worm.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diarrhea: If you have had diarrhea since december, you really such see a gastroenterologist (g) for a history, physical exam and probably a colonoscopy (c) you ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: Pinworms do NOT get in air systems. They are not airborne. However, they are transmitted person to person and fecal-oral contact. Gross, I know.
A 48-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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Chien
22 years experience Family Medicine
Shape of parastic: They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are very long and flat. Others short and round. If you are looking to if you may be infected. Go to your p ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sand Fleas: There are a number of species of sand fleas. They have a tough outer shell (exoskeleton) with a barrel shape. The female can be a third of an inch t ... 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.
A 38-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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Parasites: There are very few that are macroscopic (seen without a microscope), and many are diagnosed by the presence of their eggs. Sometimes ascaris and tapew ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marjorie Alpert
26 years experience Pediatrics
Very small: Pinworms look like small rolled-up pieces of toilet paper. Doctors sometimes use the "tape" test at night to diagnose them because pinworms come out ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Hookworm: Roundwoum are nematode class helminth: (1)ascaris lumbricoides: like white earthworm, little firmer. (2) pinworm/ threadworm: 3-4 mm, thin; (3)hookwor ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Travel history?: Did you travel outside the us? If you did not travel to a poor country, you do not have worms in your intestine. To know what the "round white dots" a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience Family Medicine
Get it examined: I am not familiar with any parasites that would create this appearance, but a doctor should examine the oral cavity to evaluate whether what you are s ... Read More
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A female asked:
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Drops of blood in sk: Body lice are rare these days. They are large enough to see amd live inside clothing. I have not seen a case of body lice in over 30 years. These woul ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Test the stool: You can have the stool tested for ova (eggs) and parasites in a stool test.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: Very few things can survive the acids in the stomach. The only reason some worms (roundworms, pinworms, hookworms) can infest the bowel is because th ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience Pediatrics
Small red bumps: People infected with body lice usually have increased itching and rash under the arms, stomach area and groin. But the rash can occur on any part of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Undigested particles: If the white spots aren't motile, most likely these may be Undigested food/fat particles. It can be part of an irritable bowel syndrome. Pl see a doct ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
It just fades: It is important to know that "ringworm" is a misnomer because the rash is not caused by a worm at all, but by a surface fungus called tinea corporis. ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Get in...: One way or another. Eat the eggs or worm covers most. Hookworm gets in through the skin.
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