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Doctor insights on: Raccoon Roundworm In Humans

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How is human health affected by thread worms?

How is human health affected by thread worms?

Any: Intestinal parasite "steals" something from it's host or causes OBSTRUCTION by its "mass effect".......

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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What r the symptoms of worms in humans I have some symptoms please help!

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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What are the symptoms of worms in humans? I have several things going on im wondering if its worms?

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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What is red worms in humans?

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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How common are parasitic worms in humans?

How common are parasitic worms in humans?

Depends where u live: Parasitic worms are uncommon in developed parts of the world due to sanitary standards in food preparation and pervasive hygeine standards. However there are small numbers of reported cases in developed nations. This may be due to poor hygeine from food preparers, contact with animal waste, or other factors. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat tape worms in humans?

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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How can worms be passed from a dog to a human?

How can worms be passed from a dog to a human?

Ingestion of soil or: feces that contain eggs will cause human infection with round worms, which then hatch and start migration in the system. Hookworms are more likely to be acquired by walking barefoot on contaminated soil, such as on a beach but can also be acquired from feces. Tape worms require ingestion of a flea that was infected by feeding off an infected dog. Pick up POOP! And wash hands before eating. ...Read more

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Could pin-worms be transferred from dogs to humans?

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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How common is it for humans to get worms in the usa?

How common is it for humans to get worms in the usa?

Not common: Except for pinworms which is still seen in usa, it is not at all common to see intestinal parasites (worms)in patients born in us who have not visited a foreign country. We see these worms in patients who have visited other countries where these are common and immigrant population and puerto ricans. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can pin-worms be transferred from dogs to humans?

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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How long are worms in a human body before you feel symptoms?

How long are worms in a human body before you feel symptoms?

Worms: Sometimes you may feel any symptoms. It all depends on the type of worm in question. The symptoms could be GI related or involve other systems/organs - anemia, diarrhea, weight loss, bleeding, etc. See a physician for further diagnosis. Good health. ...Read more

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What happens if a dog has worms, can humans catch it off the dog?

What happens if a dog has worms, can humans catch it off the dog?

Toxocara canis: Certainly a dog that has round worms can be an infectious risk to humans. Dog poop - or the soil where the dog pooped all over can contain the parasite eggs. You don't really want to be exposed - although most human cases of toxocariasis are asymptomatic. Good to get your pet treated at the vet and keep up good hygiene at home. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of worms in humans? Help I thionk I have worms: (

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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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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What treatment cures human worms? I've struggled on with them for years and want help. I've been to embarrassed to do anything about it.

What treatment cures human worms? I've struggled on with them for years and want help. I've been to embarrassed to do anything about it.

Differences: Treatment varies with the type of parasitic infection. A stool studied for ova and parasites at a lab provides the specific diagnosis. Roundworms, pinworms, tapeworms all have different treatments for example. ...Read more

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Can humans get heart worm?

Can humans get heart worm?

Heart worm: Humans can get heart worm, read this:

http://www. Cdc. Gov/parasites/dirofilariasis/faqs. Html ...Read more

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How can you cure gut worms in humans?

How can you cure gut worms in humans?

Antiparasitics: Your physician would evaluate for accurate diagnosis. If you have worms, he or she would prescribe antiparasitic medication. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?

Some asymptomatic: Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, symptoms of malabsorption, itching around the anus and other symptoms may occur, but sometimes you may have none. ...Read more

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My puppy has worms. How can I tell if I have worms too if humans are mostly asymptomatic?

My puppy has worms. How can I tell if I have worms too if humans are mostly asymptomatic?

Your stool could: Be evaluated for ova & parasites. Zoonoses effecting dogs that can be directly or indirectly transmitted to humans & that involve the GI tract of one or the other include: Salmonellosis (bacteria), Giardiasis
(intestinal protozoa), Strongyloidiasis (parasite) &
Campylobacter enteritis (bacteria). Thus, there are not too many which are potentially shared. ...Read more

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What is a natural cure for hook worms in humans?

What is a natural cure for hook worms in humans?

Conventional tx: Would not recommend treating hookworms without conventional antiparastic medication. Talk with your doctor about augmenting conventional treatment with natural options include wormwood, black walnut, clove, mugwort, thyme, garlic or slippery elm. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ring worm in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

How to get rid of ring worm in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

Cream or medicine: Ringworm is a type of fungus that involves the skin and is not a serious infection.
If it is found in the nails or scalp it requires an oral medication- note there are some new nail treatments without pills
If it is on your body then an anti-fungal cream is needed and beware that it may take up to 8 weeks to completely go away- here is a helpful link
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-topic-overview ...Read more

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How to get rid of "ring worm" in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

How to get rid of "ring worm" in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

Depends site: Ringworm is not actually a worm but a fungal infection and is treated differently depending on where it is on your body. If it is on the head/scalp or nails then you would be best treated with a medicine you take by mouth- there are some new medicines for toenail fungus....
For ringworm on the skin you use an anti-fungal cream and it takes a super long time for it to go away
Here is more info
http://www. News-medical. Net/health/Treatment-of-ringworm. Aspx ...Read more

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Cat of my son's nanny has worms and is very sick. How contagious is this for human and what r z chances to pick someting. Plz tell me all the answers?

Cat of my son's nanny has worms and is very sick. How contagious is this for human and what r z chances to pick someting. Plz tell me all the answers?

Toxocara cati, Other: Human infections are caused by ingestion of eggs from contaminated hands, soil, or fomites and are usually asymptomatic to mild.
T.Gondii:despite the high prevalence of t. Gondii infection in cats, most cats are asymptomatic.
Talk to your vet. ...Read more

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Can silverfish infest the human bowel like worms?

Can silverfish infest the human bowel like worms?

No: Very few things can survive the acids in the stomach. The only reason some worms (roundworms, pinworms, hookworms) can infest the bowel is because the eggs are swallowed. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Itching perhaps: Interesting question! In my 23 yrs as a doctor I have never seen or heard of worms in the ear! Best to see your physician. If there are worms in there, it would be fairly easy to irrigate them out. ...Read more