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Parasites Itchy Bites After Returning From Bolivia
Parasites require other living organisms for their own survival. Human parasites need substances from our bodies for survival and cannot live without contact with humans and sometimes other organisms.. They may live in the blood stream, organs. Under the skin or nails, etc. Some parasites live in our pets, in insects, on plants, etc., but none live independent of whatever ...Read more
Eyes were tired & itchy, suddenly it felt like something moved in my eye, like it squirmed for 2 seconds. No pain. Eye drops helped. Spasm? Parasites?
Itchiness around rectum, for almost 2 years, results are negative for parasites, the itch goes away under betamethasone treatment, but returns.
Ige level of 760, all other blood tests normal. Itchy skin and throat. Allergies or parasites? So worried and can't see allergist until next week.
Likely allergies: Parasitic infections in the us are much less likely than allergies as a cause for elevated ige levels (unless you have had recent travel outside the us, especially to a 3rd world country). The itchy skin and throat also are more likely allergic manifestations. In the absence of other symptoms, waiting a week to see an allergist should not be a risk. www.mainlineent.com. ...Read more
Itchy anus for 2 months. No GI symptoms. 2 stool tests, negative for parasites. On hydrocortisone. Not going away. What can I do?
Many diseases: Itching of the anus has many causes: hemorrhoids, excessive cleaning habits, anal warts, anal cancer, dermatitis and allergic reactions, fecal incontinence, food related (from spicy food, soda, chocolate), and many other diseases. If your symptoms persist, you should see a colorectal surgeon to examine the anus and if there is any lesion it may need biopsy or other treatments. ...Read more
I found flat brown wormlike things in my stool any idea what type of parisites these could be? I have had pain in my stomach and itchy anus at nite..
Pin worm: Most likely pin worm.See md and get treated! ...Read more
I have just returned from corfu.i had mosquito bites,not itchy little red dots. Now i started with white lumps, itchy, now red, delayed reaction? Tia
It's possible ...: ...but I think you first have to question whether the "itchy little red dots" were actually mosquito bites. Other kinds of bug bites, heat rash (miliaria) or even swimmer's itch caused by an allergic reaction to a waterborne parasite can produce red or white bumps. Use OTC cortisone cream for a day or two. If rash is progressing/not improving, seek medical eval. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thought I had an mosquito bite on my thigh as itchy but it was a large itchy bruise (no injury). It went away, but has now returned in the same spot.
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