A female asked:
have itching in anal area and found what looked like worm 5-6" in stool today. had seaweed salad yesterday and object in stool resembled piece of that?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Zimon answered
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Just a thought: but PINWORM is a very common parasitic infection with ANAL ITCHING as it's primary symptom!! Get it checked out...a fresh stool specimen or a scotch tape sample ftom the anus often will find the characteristic eggs!!! Hope this helps Dr Z
Answered on Apr 9, 2017
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