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How do I know if I have stomach worms?

How do I know if I have stomach worms?

Parasites: Parasites in the intestines usually cause symptoms of diarrhea, weight loss, blood in the stool and anemia. Test can be done to check for parasites. Most commonly is a stool ova and parasite test checking for the parasite itself, and the eggs laid by the parasite. Check with your doctor if you have these aymptoms, or are concerned about parasites. ...Read more

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How do you know when you have stomach worms?

How do you know when you have stomach worms?

Diagnostic work-up: Though rare here in the us, are several types of "worms" that can infect humans. Symptoms are variable and range from nothing to fevers, bloody dysentery with weight loss. Perhaps the most important clue in diagnosis of infection is the history (e.g. Foreign travel etc.). There are several types of tests that can aid in the diagnosis including blood work, stool analysis, imaging and scopes. ...Read more

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How would you know you have worms in yout stomach?

How would you know you have worms in yout stomach?

See details: See a doctor and have stool specimens collected and examined. ...Read more

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What do stomach worms look like and do they float after they come out during a BM?

What do stomach worms look like and do they float after they come out during a BM?

They can: If you are seeing worms in your stool you need to see your doctor. The most common worms seen in the stool in the US are pinworms or hookworms. Pinworms cause intense anal itching, hookworms usually have fewer symptoms. Both are easily treated with medication. ...Read more

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I've recently discovered that my cat has some sort of worm in stomach. Should I be doing something about myself? Like get tested.

I've recently discovered that my cat has some sort of worm in stomach. Should I be doing something about myself? Like get tested.

Animal infestation: Pets diseases can be contagious to humans- esp skin infections. However worms in their gut only travel to humans if you touched her/ his poop and then ate your food without washing your hands. So if you r symptomatic, I would seek MD help ...Read more

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I get hungry very quickly as compared to my friends, i take normal diets. Often heavy at night is there worms in my stomach? And i think a lot!

I get hungry very quickly as compared to my friends, i take normal diets.  Often heavy at night  is there worms in my stomach?  And i think a lot!

Most likely not...: Your hunger depends upon what you eat, how much exercise you do, how your body works, and your general health. Much of this we do not know based on your question. It may be best to see a doctor who can help you more specifically. ...Read more

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I had my worms in my stomach so i took anti worms. One came out but people say they are always in pair. Is it so ?It means I have one more. Plz help

I had my worms in my stomach so i took anti worms. One came out but people say they are always in pair. Is it so ?It means I have one more. Plz help

Effective treatment.: A large part of the world's population is infected with helminths (aka worms) such as ascaris, whipworm and hookworm. Diagnosis is made from a stool sample and using a microscope to look for the presence of eggs. Albendazole and Mebendazole are the drugs of choice for treatment. Infections are generally treated for 1-3 days. These medications are effective so follow-up w/ md as instructed. ...Read more

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How to know if I have worms in my stomach?

How to know if I have worms in my stomach?

Medical Eval: Symptoms from worms vary significantly depending on the parasite. Worms may obstruct the GI tract with constipation or cause diarrhea. Malabsorption could lead to frequent hunger. Anemia could cause fatigue. You could have a bad taste in your mouth or bad breath. You may feel anxious, grind teeth or have middle insomnia. Some worms cause skin lesions. Musculoskeletal pain as well. Get med eval. ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling in my stomach is it worms?

I have a tingling feeling in my stomach is it worms?

It is not worms: I do not know why you have tingling in stomach ( not on the skin of abdomen) but it does not indicate worms in stomach. Worms often show up in stool. ...Read more