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Do Intestinal Worms Look Like Stool
Stool with mucus and what looked to be intestinal worms but they did not move (history of gastritis) what could it be?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
I have intestinal parasites/worms. My Doctor put me on medication. Will I see the worms come out in my stool when they die?
Possibly: You may see dead worms, fragments or nothing. Most medications for worms are very effective however. Don't worry if you see nothing. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
You can't: Natural immunity does not develop to intestinal worms. Prior infection will not prevent future infection. ...Read more
Intestinal worms: Your doctor can order stool exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Perhaps, but?: There are many kinds of intestinal worms. Generally, worms are cured only by specific medications that target the worm, it's metabolism or in other ways cause it to die. A belly full of alcohol perhaps will kill a worm or two if in contact long enough and in high enough concentration but don't take this as a way to treat them. Get seen, get a proper exam and get proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken need to know for a course also what ones if so?
Yes: Eating raw or under-cooked meats may cause this. Ascaris being one of the most common. See the link for more info, and for a report needed, you would be best to google and read books /research the topic which includes more than can be said on HealthTap , Good luck. ...Read more
Can intestinal gas be a sign or symptom of a intestinal worm infestation? What are signs of worms in humans? Where and what kinds of tests are there?
Intestinal parasites: Usually present with abdominal pain or cramping, nausea, diarrhea etc.Microscopic exam of stool can confirm the presence of parasites.Intestinal parasites is uncommon in the western world where we practice good hygiene and we don't walk barefoot. With your symptoms and if all your tests are negative, sometimes we make a diagnosis of ibs/ irritable bowel syndrome. Take care! ...Read more
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