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What does tapeworm look like in human feces?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Tape worm in stool: Tapeworms are flat, segmented and described as "ribbon-like". You could pass a worm or worm segments.
Answered on Oct 2, 2016

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