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Stillwater, OK
A 26-year-old female asked:

I've had small white strings in my stool for 2+ weeks now. they are very short and very thin. are these worms?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Could be worms.: Please visit your physician to obtain materials to give a stool sample for ova and parasites to find out. You can also bring one or more in a ziplock bag to show the physician. There are some things that are not well-digested that pass through into stool and give unusual appearances. Have you eaten anything different for the last 2 weeks?
Last updated May 11, 2018


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