A 41-year-old male asked:
Found 2 thin foot long white string in stool. looks like dental floss or thin white noodle. is this a worm? what kind? is it from my cat?
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Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Possibly a tapeworm: Intestinal worms are surprisingly common but seldom diagnosed. It sounds like you might have a tapeworm, which can be many feet long but come out in pieces.
If you collect a piece your Dr. can send it to a lab for analysis.You can also get blood or saliva tests for antibodies to tapeworm. It could be from a cat.See http: //www.healthhype.com/human-intestinal-worms-symptoms-pictures-treatment.html
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