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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What r the symptoms of worms in humans I have some symptoms please help!

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Abdominal pain,Diarr: It depends on the parasite.Some parasites cause no symptoms pinworms cause intense itching in the rectal area especially at night amoeba and giardia can cause diarrhea, and ameba can cause liver infection others basically cause abdominal discomfort or pain or no symptoms what are your symptoms.Except for pinworms you do not see worms/parasites infestation in usa unless you have travelled abroad. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Daniel Conway
Board Certified, General Surgery
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What are the symptoms of worms in humans? I have several things going on im wondering if its worms?

Dr. Daniel Conway
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Many symptoms : Worm infestations can present with anemia, weight loss, diarrhea, skin eruptions and malaise. The symptoms vary with the type of worm. A fecal test is simple to make the diagnosis and these parasites respond well to antihelminthic medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What are the symptoms of worms in humans? Help i thionk I have worms:(

Dr. Stevan Cordas
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What are the symptoms of worms in humans? Help i thionk I have worms:(

Worms: Most parasites cause intestinal problems and some perianal itching. There are many kinds of "worms". Ask your doctor to check for parasites and take a travel history etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What are some natural way to treat the worms in human?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped

2 options: Wormwood & black walnut hulls have anti-parasitic qualities. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What type of dr do I go see for human worms?

Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What type of dr do I go see for human worms?

Human worms: Infectious disease doctor. If damage to liver or gastro intestine then gastroenterologist along with i.D. Thanks. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Could pin-worms be transferred from dogs to humans?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Could pin-worms be transferred from dogs to humans?

No: Humans can become infected by a type of pinworm called Enterobius Vermicularis. Dogs & cats do not become infected with this type of pinworm. It can be transmitted between people (& maybe with other primates). The answer is no your dog will not infect you with pinworms. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Help plz! Can pin-worms be transferred from dogs to humans?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Help plz! Can pin-worms be transferred from dogs to humans?

No - they can't.: Humans can become infected by a type of pinworm called Enterobius Vermicularis. Dogs & cats do not become infected with this type of pinworm. It can be transmitted between people (& maybe with other primates). The answer is no - your dog will not infect you with pinworms. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can humans get tape worms from a dog?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can humans get tape worms from a dog?

Some types: Some infections that can be transmitted from dogs to humans include roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms & whipworms. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is red worms in humans?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is red worms in humans?

Parasites: Over 100 parasites can live in a human. I don't know which parasite is being referred to but a medical evaluation would likely be able to make a diagnosis. Depending on site of the parasite - particular tests may be needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What can you do to treat tape worms in humans?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Med eval: See physician for accurate evaluation. If you have tapeworm or other parasites, your physician will prescribe an antiparasitic medication. ...Read more

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