A 27-year-old male asked:
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What do parasitic intestinal worms look like in human faeces?

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Dr. Felix Chien
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Shape of parastic: They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are very long and flat. Others short and round. If you are looking to if you may be infected. Go to your physician and have them order stool ova and parasites. Have a great day.
Answered on Oct 4, 2019
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Dr. Laura Anissian
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Worms: I suggest you see a physician for further examination and treatment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Stool problems: Worms are not as common as previous years. Diarrhea and loose stools can mean colitis, irritable colon or an infection. I agree that you should checke ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Dr. William Schmidt
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Don't know.: Take a fresh stool sample to your GI doctor and he will have it checked for ova and parasites

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