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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? 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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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 type of dr do I go see for human worms?

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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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 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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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 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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