A 35-year-old female asked:
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what do tape worm segments in stools actually look like?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Moving threads: They are alive. Any doubts, stool studies to detect.
Answered on Sep 5, 2018
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Photograph: Here is a photograph of tapeworms in fresh stool: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=tapeworm+stool&qs=as&sk=&form=qbir&pq=tape%20worm%20stool&sc=2-15&sp=1&qs=as&sk=#view=detail&id=b7e7b84f39fabbdd4ef38616f5920036f0a1fce4&selectedindex=6.
Answered on Mar 5, 2020

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Yes...: Can also get reinfested.
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