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Doctor insights on: Raccoon Roundworm In Humans

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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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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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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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Can humans get tape worms from a dog?

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 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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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 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