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A 29-year-old female asked:

I recently had a ct scan for my sinuses and it was discovered that there is a calcified tapeworm in my brain. i was told not to worry about it. but then again i am asking myself if this is not at all the cause of my headaches? should i be worried?

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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 50 years experience
Dead and calcified..: If the tapeworm is already dead and calcified there is not much to do. There are many other possible causes of headache from alcohol to not sleeping well, malaria, migraine, too much noise, pollution, smoke, stress and so on. Even Eye Strain. If the headache is persistent have a good headache work up with the PCP. But don't try heroics like going after a dead and calcified tapeworm in the brain.
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