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Symptoms Of Parasites In Humans
What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?
Depends: There are many kinds of parasites. Most are not transmitted from person to person, but some are. Giardiasis and amebiasis can be transmitted from person to person, usually during sex when there is oral-fecal or oral-anal contact. Pinworms are easily transmitted within households, especially among children. Skin parasites such as scabies and crab lice are also transmitted from person to person. ...Read more
How easy are parasites transferred from dogs to humans? I pet a bunch of strays in Jamaica, and now I'm sick and paranoid.
It is from stool: This means you have to eat it or put fecal contaminated objects into your mouth. This also means certain soils contaminated with ova (eggs) or parasites. If you only petted a stray and are a good hand washer then your risk is low. Dogs (especially strays) in developing countries can be dangerous for various reasons so be cautious in the future. If having intestinal problems get your stool tested ...Read more
Parasites: Occasionally ascaris lumbricoides will come out of ears after climbing up from the GI tract and perforating the eardrum. Are not many other parasites seen in the ear. Most ear parasites are not really classified as parasites at all, meaning they don't meet all the requirements of the genus. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the parasite. You should see a doctor and have your stool tested to see what kind of parasite you have. ...Read more
Capillaria aerophilia , capillaria plica. Can these two parasites be transmitted to humans? My dog has it, and i sleep with him...Vet said he has it.
No transmission : Capillaria transmits thru an intermediate host, by eating raw fish of certain kinds. ...Read more
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