A 21-year-old member asked:
How common is cysticercosis as a complication of tapeworms?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Not common: Though parasitic infections can occur concurrently, this combination is not common.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Neurology 53 years experience
Undercooked pork: Not uncommon in mexico and central america, from the pork tapeworm, taenia solium.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 17, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.