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Does everyone have a sertain kind of worm or should they not be there?

Does everyone have a sertain kind of worm or should they not  be there?

Not in America: In the United States, people are not supposed to have any worms inside their bodies. If a person has symptoms suspicious for worms, his doctor will look for parasites and use medication to get rid of them. Rarely, there will be dormant (not active) parasites that are too hard to get rid of. A primary care doctor can order stool lab tests to look for worms and their eggs. ...Read more

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What kind of worm is a. Clumbes? How can it be treated?

What kind of worm is a. Clumbes? How can it be treated?

Ascaris Lumbricoides: Ascaris lumbricoides is the giant roundworm of humans, belonging to phylum nematoda. It is responsible for the disease ascariasis in humans, and it is the largest and most common parasitic worm in humans. One sixth of the human population is estimated to be infected by ascaris lumbricoides or another roundworm . Ascariasis is prevalent worldwide & more so in tropical nations. ...Read more

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What kind of worms you can get thats not pin or tape, its about 3inches long thick and well looks like a worm and feels like one what can it be from?

What kind of worms you can get thats not pin or tape, its about 3inches long thick and well looks like a worm and feels like one what can it be from?

Ascaris lumbricoides: The largest of the roundworms that appear as tubes greater than 3 inches in length are ascaris. These can be present for lengthy time periods and if the infection load is great produce many different complications. There are not many other worms that can be seen macroscopically. Have a laboratory examine the stools. ...Read more

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What kind of anal worms can a person get and what kind of medication works to cure it?

What kind of anal worms can a person get and what kind of medication works to cure it?

Pinworms: Pinworms are the most common intestinal worm in us usually affecting school age children. While the infected person sleeps, female pinworms lay thousands of eggs in the folds of skin surrounding the anus. The most common symptom is anal itching. The microscopic eggs are easily spread especially when children fail to wash hands after bathroom. The whole family is treated with an oral medication. ...Read more

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My daughter have very small white thread like worms that are smaller 1/4 inch. What kind might they be n what do I do about it?

My daughter have very small white thread like worms that are smaller 1/4 inch. What kind might they be n what do I do about it?

Probably pinworms: You can see your doctor and give a stool sample to identify them. Or send a picture to your doctor of them. You could also take pin-x over the counter to treat them and if they recur then be seen. ...Read more

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I have worms and they look like long green strings with mucus what kind are they?

I have worms and they look like long green strings with mucus what kind are they?

Whose diagnosis?: I have not seen your specimens, but functional bowel syndrome can produce this kind of stool that can be mistaken for worms, and there are charlatans that will show you things to make you believe you have worms. If my suspicions are ill-founded, please forgive me. Any ethical physician would tell you what kind of worm you have when showing it to you. ...Read more

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What do ring worms look like my 8 month old baby has a few dry round patches on his face that maybe ring worms what kind if anti dingle cram to use?

What do ring worms look like my 8 month old baby has a few dry round patches on his face that maybe ring worms what kind if anti dingle cram to use?

More info needed: Please see your physician before you start applying medications for ringworm or other forms of dermatitis for your 8 month old. Process may be allergic, oil gland related or simply skin irritation and not fungus (ringworm). Good luck. ...Read more

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I have little round white dots in stool. Are they eggs from a worm? If so what kind of worm?

I have little round white dots in stool. Are they eggs from a worm? If so what kind of worm?

Travel history?: Did you travel outside the us? If you did not travel to a poor country, you do not have worms in your intestine. To know what the "round white dots" are would require stool examination by a laboratory. ...Read more

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Has a Guinea worm (Dracunculiasis) ever infiltrated a person's brain? If so, what kind of damage can it cause?

Has a Guinea worm (Dracunculiasis) ever infiltrated a person's brain? If so, what kind of damage can it cause?

Often fatal: Cerebral infiltration by this organism is often fatal in a relatively short amount of time. Brain infection is unusual but can happen. Dracunculus medinensis doesn't have a universally recognized treatment that destroys it so prevention is the best form of defense. This parasitic infection may be the next human infirmity to be eradicated from the planet in the company of smallpox. ...Read more

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Occasionally have noticed in nasal discharge a long thin elastic item. Kind of clear or white. Hoping this is normal and not a dead worm?

Occasionally have noticed in nasal discharge a long thin elastic item. Kind of clear or white. Hoping this is normal and not a dead worm?

Mucus: It could be thick mucus or indeed a type of worm. It is difficult to comment without an examination. If you notice this again, keep a sample and take it to your doctor the next time who can arrange the sample to be examined in the lab. ...Read more

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My anus is itching mostly at night and sometimes I feel like something is moving in my belly and it's itching too... Is it worm? What kind if yes?

My anus is itching mostly at night and sometimes I feel like something is moving in my belly and it's itching too... Is it worm? What kind if yes?

Itching anus: Pinworms cause anal itching. Take a piece of scotch tape, place if by the anal area press& lift you should get some worms, Place in a plastic bag &bring to the doctor or look at it under the microscope Treat w/ Albendazole, mebendazole 1 dose then another 2 wks later. Hemorrhoids can cause itching as well, treat with anusol x 2 wks & sitz bath fiber,fluids. f/u w/doc ...Read more

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Vermox for 3 days until 4 days ago. Dead worms now coming out in stools (unsure of kind). How get rid of these permanently? When to take Vermox again?

Vermox for 3 days until 4 days ago. Dead worms now coming out in stools (unsure of kind). How get rid of these permanently? When to take Vermox again?

Depends: The dose and timing for this drug is dependent upon the type of worms you are treating. Some require much more med than others.Either find out and submit another question or ask the physician who started your treatment. ...Read more

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Found 2 thin foot long white string in stool. Looks like dental floss or thin white noodle. Is this a worm? what kind? is it from my cat?

Found 2 thin foot long white string in stool. Looks like dental floss or thin white noodle. Is this a worm? what kind? is it from my cat?

Possibly a tapeworm: Intestinal worms are surprisingly common but seldom diagnosed. It sounds like you might have a tapeworm, which can be many feet long but come out in pieces. If you collect a piece your Dr. can send it to a lab for analysis.You can also get blood or saliva tests for antibodies to tapeworm. It could be from a cat.See http: //www.healthhype.com/human-intestinal-worms-symptoms-pictures-treatment.html ...Read more