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I am 19 weeks pregnant and saw what looked like a small worm in my stool. Should I take Pin X? Do homeopathic remedies help (ie garlic, coconut)

I am 19 weeks pregnant and saw what looked like a small worm in my stool. Should I take Pin X? Do homeopathic remedies help (ie garlic, coconut)

Not yet: What you have seen may not have been a worm. Let your doc or obstetrician know, so that you can have your stool checked for ova and parasites. Do not take any medicine until prescribed. ...Read more

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I am 19 weeks pregnant and saw what looked like a small worm in my stool. I also have some anal itching, should I take Pin X?

I am 19 weeks pregnant and saw what looked like a small worm in my stool. I also have some anal itching, should I take Pin X?

Not yet: What you have seen may not have been a worm. Let your doc or obstetrician know, so that you can have your stool checked for ova and parasites. Do not take any medicine until prescribed. ...Read more

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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?

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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Grossed out! Worms in stool! Just saw long pink one?

Grossed out! Worms in stool! Just saw long pink one?

Ascaris: If it is several inches long and looks like an earthworm, likely to be the ascaris roundworm which can be eradicated with meds. ...Read more

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I have yellow like worms in stool, what could this be?

I have yellow like worms in stool, what could this be?

See details: If you actually have worms in your stool, it must be evaluated. Pinworms are not that uncommon. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between mucus strings and parasites/worms in stool?

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How to tell the difference between mucus strings and parasites/worms in stool?

Microscope: You can always check to see if they move by themselves, but the best way would be to have a professional lab evaluate to see. They can not only determine if it is a parasite/worm, but what type it is. This is important to know what treatment would be. ...Read more

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I took my dog to the vet and he was positive for hookworms. My bowel movements have been strange and they seem to have white-ish sesame seed like things all in it. If I had hookworms, wouldn't I find worms in stool?

I took my dog to the vet and he was positive for hookworms. My bowel movements have been strange and they seem to have white-ish sesame seed like things all in it. If I had hookworms, wouldn't I find worms in stool?

No: If one has hookworm infestation, the worm is generally not seen in the stool but hookworm eggs are. Dog hookworm can cause rashes in people related to the larval form (cutaneous larva migrans) but not mature to its adult form. ...Read more

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Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?

Worms in stool, burns when I go, have seen them, stomach seems blouted, tried 100% cranberry juice, pro biotic vitamines?

Worms: In stool require specific treatment and precautions to prevent re-infection or transmission to others. Diagnosis is important to determine treatment. Stool for O and P will be very helpful. Also rectal examination is necessary ...Read more

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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?

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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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?

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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I passed a stool and noticed a small white worm wriggle about for a few seconds before it stopped moving, what type of worm is it?

I passed a stool and noticed a small white worm wriggle about for a few seconds before it stopped moving, what type of worm is it?

Stool worms: Most likely tape or round worm. You need to see a doctor right away and bring with you a fresh stool sample to send to a lab for diagnosis of worm type so you can be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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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 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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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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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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What causes worms in ur stool?

Pinworms: Most likely these are pinworms. They occur often in children and need to be treated. Pin-X or similar drug, or a prescription med can be used in children over 2 but the dose must be repeated in 2-3 weeks Some suggest a third dose, too. The whole family may need to be treated and sheets and clothing washed. Ask your Doc. Read the instructions on the package carefully. Also tell his school. ...Read more

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Why was my last stool white and looked like a fat worm?

Not sure.: Prompt medical evaluation is warranted for pattern of extremely light stools. There are a number of possible causes such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more

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I have stringy looking things, in my stools. I don't know if they are worms. Hoping not but not sure. Please help me?

See the Pathologist: Take a stool sample to the local laboratory and ask them (or your doctor) to look for "ova and parasites". If it is a worm, the laboratory will be able to tell. ...Read more

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White clear string in stool. Is it worms or something more serious? I noticed it when I wiped & it appeared clear & sof rubbery texture. Please help.

Unlikely: Pinworms are threadlike but only an inch or so in length. Ascaris are ling thick and similar to nightcrawlers in appearance. The usual origin of "clear stringy" material in stool are breakdown products of vegetative matter, like celery. ...Read more

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Please help me! What are these worms in my stool?

Needs identification: The next time you pass a worm or segment of a worm, bring it is as a stool specimen (don’t handle it directly with your hands). The type of worm can be identified in a laboratory. If you doctor is not knowledgeable about worms, s/he could ask you to see an infectious disease specialty. ...Read more

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I found alot of worms in my stool. What is this and what should I do?

I found alot of worms in my stool. What is this and what should I do?

See a physician: Worms in stool could be one of many types of intestinal parasites, some which can cause harm. Save the worms and bring them to your primary physician to better evaluate which type of parasite it is and then for medical management. ...Read more

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Can guinea worms be diagnosed by a stool exam?

No: Guinea worm comes out through the skin. See this site for more info.
http://www. Who. Int/dracunculiasis/disease/en/. ...Read more

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What do tape worm segments in stools actually look like?

Photograph: Here is a photograph of tapeworms in fresh stool:
http://www. Bing. Com/images/search? Q=tapeworm+stool&qs=as&sk=&form=qbir&pq=tape%20worm%20stool&sc=2-15&sp=1&qs=as&sk=#view=detail&id=b7e7b84f39fabbdd4ef38616f5920036f0a1fce4&selectedindex=6. ...Read more

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Would I be able to see worms clearly in my stool if I had them?

Worms: Depends if they are in the bulk of the stools or on the outside. More often than not they tend to be on the outside as well. ...Read more

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I had little worms about 1/4-inch long in my stool, what is hapenning?

I had little worms about 1/4-inch long in my stool, what is hapenning?

Really worms?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies should help address if stringy mucus you may be seeing is "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more

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I have white round balls worm shapes on my stool. Do I need to be dewormed?

Your stool: Can be tested for ova & parasites so that you will know one way or another. ...Read more