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Grossed out! worms in stool! just saw long pink one?

Grossed out! worms in stool! just saw long pink one?

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

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I have yellow like worms in stool, what could this be?

I have yellow like worms in stool, what could this be?

See details: If you actually have worms in your stool, it must be evaluated. Pinworms are not that uncommon. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between mucus strings and parasites/worms in stool?

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How to tell the difference between mucus strings and parasites/worms in stool?

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

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Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?

Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?

Worms: in stool require specific treatment and precautions to prevent re-infection or transmission to others. Diagnosis is important to determine treatment. stool for O and P will be very helpful. Also rectal examination is necessary ...Read more

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I suffer from indigestion.Sometimes a find a white substance when i pass stool.I go to the washroom atleast 3-4 times a day.Do I have a worm?

I suffer from indigestion.Sometimes a find a white substance when i pass stool.I go to the washroom atleast 3-4 times a day.Do I have a worm?

2 separate problems: 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 mucus white bits you're seeing are "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more

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After passing a stool and wiping I found a long white vein. This has happened twice now at first thought it was a worm but not moving why is this?

After passing a stool and wiping I found a long white vein. This has happened twice now at first thought it was a worm but not moving why is this?

Mucus on stool: 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 & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more