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Passing 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
How can I tell if I am seeing mucous or worms in stool. Nothing seems to move visibly. 24 yr old female, underweight?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?
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
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
I had worms and took opex and ever since every time I need to pass a stool I get really bad stomach pain?
Worms: Do not assume it may be the medicine so please get examination. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer