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Dr. Wenjay Sung
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What type of worm in human feces is small (2-3mm), white (rice grain appearence), black tip on one end, and moves around in the fecal matter?

Dr. Wenjay Sung
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What type of worm in human feces is small (2-3mm), white (rice grain appearence), black tip on one end, and moves around in the fecal matter?

Threadworm?: Probably a threadworm (pin worm) as those are the most common. Here is a link, i hope this helps! http://www.Netdoctor.Co.Uk/diseases/facts/pinworm.Htm. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Yellow dime shape with small tail in my feces parasite is it deadly what is it worm, how do I get rid of it , could it be from water

Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Yellow dime shape with small tail in my feces parasite is it deadly what is it worm, how do I get rid of it , could it be from water

Unknown: Many funny looking things in the stool are non-parasites. Did you take a picture? Have this happened more than once? Where have you been? Where do you live? ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I've had small white strings in my stool for 2+ weeks now. They are very short and very thin. Are these worms?

Dr. Carrie Cannon
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I've had small white strings in my stool for 2+ weeks now. They are very short and very thin. Are these worms?

Could be worms.: Please visit your physician to obtain materials to give a stool sample for ova and parasites to find out. You can also bring one or more in a ziplock bag to show the physician. There are some things that are not well-digested that pass through into stool and give unusual appearances. Have you eaten anything different for the last 2 weeks? ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?

All of the options: ...you mentioned are of course possible. Without more information, we can't tell from here. Simple stool analysis by your doctor should address your concern & facilitiate appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Julian Bennett
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Hi. Nowadays I got worms out from my anus without stool or any thing. They are syretchable small creamish in colour 1or 2 in quantity 1or 2 inches?

Dr. Julian Bennett
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Hi.   Nowadays I got worms out from my anus without stool or any thing. They are syretchable small creamish in colour 1or 2  in quantity 1or 2 inches?

Pinworms?: This sounds most like pinworms. You will need albendazole, or vermox. Additionally, U. Will have to wash her hands very carefully, after having a bowel movement and you should also give us advice to everyone else in her household. Also you should wash all sheets, and pajamas more Frequently http://www.emedicinehealth.com/pinworms/article_em.htm ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Ein
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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What is the name of a worm found in human stool that looks like short flat pasta?

Dr. Michael Ein
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What is the name of a worm found in human stool that looks like short flat pasta?

Tapeworms (cestodes): Various tapeworms (cestodes) would look like this. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Is there a good way to get rid of worms in the human stool?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anti-parasite: After identification of worms, your physician can prescribe an antiparasitic medication for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Was curious as to where can we have a stool test done to check for worms in human?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Was curious as to where can we have a stool test done to check for worms in human?

Contact your dr: Your doctor will be able to submit your stool specimen to an appropriate lab or will direct you to a specific lab. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Why does loose stool always look like its made up of tiny strings?? Disintegrates immediately just looks like small strings clumped together. Not worm

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Stool analysis: may be fiber content; however, a stool analysisi is the gold standard to answer your questions. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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Worms have been found in stool.Now feels like worms under skin on arms.Small, crusty bodies are attached to hair follicles when puled out.What is it?

Dr. Gregory Fehr
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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Worms have been found in stool.Now feels like worms under skin on arms.Small, crusty bodies are attached to hair follicles when puled out.What is it?

Worms: There are a lot of different worms people can contact and in the usa most can be cured with mebendazole. Very few in the usa can ever be seen under the skin. If you got a serious question, an infectious disease specialist would be the one to talk to. ...Read more

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