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Green Worms In Stool
Ascaris: If it is several inches long and looks like an earthworm, likely to be the ascaris roundworm which can be eradicated with meds. ...Read more
Worms: I suggest you see a physician for further examination and treatment. ...Read more
Microscope: You can always check to see if they move by themselves, but the best way would be to have a professional lab evaluate to see. They can not only determine if it is a parasite/worm, but what type it is. This is important to know what treatment would be. ...Read more
How can I tell if I am seeing mucous or worms in stool. Nothing seems to move visibly. 24 yr old female, underweight?
You can't: You should go to your physician or health clinic and have your stools specifically tested for ova and parasites. ...Read more
I took my dog to the vet and he was positive for hookworms. My bowel movements have been strange and they seem to have white-ish sesame seed like things all in it. If I had hookworms, wouldn't I find worms in stool?
No: If one has hookworm infestation, the worm is generally not seen in the stool but hookworm eggs are. Dog hookworm can cause rashes in people related to the larval form (cutaneous larva migrans) but not mature to its adult form. ...Read more
Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?
I am experiencing hemorrhoids and worms in stool. The following also describes me: Anal itching. Can pinworms get under the skin as it looks like they're inside the hemorrhoids?
Parasites: I have never heard of that occurring. Recommend treating the worms. ...Read more
I am experiencing worms in stool. The following also describe me: Restlessness, Anal itching, Vaginal itching, and Trouble sleeping. What should I do?
See a doctor: Worms indicate infection with parasites. This requires medical evaluation and treatment. Seek medical attention asap. ...Read more
Pinworms: Most likely these are pinworms. They occur often in children and need to be treated. Pin-X or similar drug, or a prescription med can be used in children over 2 but the dose must be repeated in 2-3 weeks Some suggest a third dose, too. The whole family may need to be treated and sheets and clothing washed. Ask your Doc. Read the instructions on the package carefully. Also tell his school. ...Read more
I have stringy looking things, in my stools. I don't know if they are worms. Hoping not but not sure. Please help me?
See the Pathologist: Take a stool sample to the local laboratory and ask them (or your doctor) to look for "ova and parasites". If it is a worm, the laboratory will be able to tell. ...Read more
Needs identification: The next time you pass a worm or segment of a worm, bring it is as a stool specimen (don’t handle it directly with your hands). The type of worm can be identified in a laboratory. If you doctor is not knowledgeable about worms, s/he could ask you to see an infectious disease specialty. ...Read more
See a physician: Worms in stool could be one of many types of intestinal parasites, some which can cause harm. Save the worms and bring them to your primary physician to better evaluate which type of parasite it is and then for medical management. ...Read more
Here is a photograph of tapeworms in fresh stool:
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Worms: Depends if they are in the bulk of the stools or on the outside. More often than not they tend to be on the outside as well. ...Read more
Really worms?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies should help address if stringy mucus you may be seeing is "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more
Your stool: Can be tested for ova & parasites so that you will know one way or another. ...Read more
Tapeworms (cestodes): Various tapeworms (cestodes) would look like this. ...Read more
I've had small white strings in my stool for 2+ weeks now. They are very short and very thin. Are these worms?
Could be worms.: Please visit your physician to obtain materials to give a stool sample for ova and parasites to find out. You can also bring one or more in a ziplock bag to show the physician. There are some things that are not well-digested that pass through into stool and give unusual appearances. Have you eaten anything different for the last 2 weeks? ...Read more
I've been getting worm-shaped (not pencil thin) thin stools along with normal ones today, all of them are type 4 on stool chart is this natural?
Thin Stool: Is this the first time this happens to you? Do you have pain or bleeding with bowl movements? Any family history or colon issues? If this is something that continues or you answered yes to any of the questions you need to see a gi. ...Read more
I have been having strange stools. From searching images I think it could worms or flukes. I have pictures & am concerned & looking for guidance.?
1. show your pictures to your PCP (Primary Care Provider)
2. Send a sample to a clinical laboratoty
3. STOP WATCHING YOUR BOWEL MOVEMENTS! (that ITSELF can be a "disorder"
In the absence of other signs (Bleeding, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea) I would strongly suggest #3
Hope this HELPS!
Dr Z ...Read more
Would long little pieces of what looks like thread in stool possibly be worms in a toddler? What would worms look like? We got kittens, just concerned
Pinworms/threadworms: Pinworms are white thread like parasites that can live in the large intestines. They only affect humans so kitty is not involved. Kids are exposed to the pinworms through eggs shed by other kids in their play areas. These make it onto their fingers and are ingested, traveling inside where they hatch. Your doc can confirm the diagnosis and guide you with treatment. ...Read more
Hi. Nowadays I got worms out from my anus without stool or any thing. They are syretchable small creamish in colour 1or 2 in quantity 1or 2 inches?
This sounds most like pinworms. You will need albendazole, or vermox. Additionally, U. Will have to wash her hands very carefully, after having a bowel movement and you should also give us advice to everyone else in her household. Also you should wash all sheets, and pajamas more Frequently
http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/pinworms/article_em. Htm ...Read more
No: Blood in stool is always a situation that requires diagnosis. See a physician. ...Read more
Diahreah since dec. And weird, squishy, bean-like things in stool recentely. These aren't worm eggs are they?
Diarrhea: If you have had diarrhea since december, you really such see a gastroenterologist (g) for a history, physical exam and probably a colonoscopy (c) you are a young woman and need to have a colitis diagnosed, or have that diagnosis excluded by the c. If you think you have a worm infection the g can get some stool and send it off to the lab to get an answer. See a g or go to the er soon for your sake. ...Read more