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Are tapeworms dangerous in children?

Are tapeworms dangerous in children?

If neglected: Tape tapeworm infestation occurs due to contaminated food ( uncooked ) and water supply frequently seen in developing countries.Yes if untreated , looses most of the nourishment s to the worms, child will be malnourished , and will affect the child. ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more

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What are symptoms of tapeworms?

What are symptoms of tapeworms?

Few symptoms: Most people with tapeworms have no symptoms until they see part of the worm in their stool. Rarely, the fish tapeworm can cause vitamin B12 deficiency leading to anemia. ...Read more

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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Ask your doctor if the diet is appropriate for you
Once
See a nutritionist to ensure that you are eating balanced
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See your doctor to ensure that you are getting micronutrients
Yearly
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Can have tapeworms cause other secondary disease?

Can have tapeworms cause other secondary disease?

Tapeworms (T): Yes, causes malnutrition, nausea, digestive problems, allergies etc. Fish tapeworm causes megaloblastic anemia by reducing vitamin b-12. The cystic form of disease can affect brain causing convulsion. ...Read more

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Can you get tapeworms from a pet cat?

Can you get tapeworms from a pet cat?

Yes: Dypilidium can be acquire by accidentally ingesting a cat flea contains the immature form of the worm. ...Read more

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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Eat foods containing vitamin B12
Daily
Include foods in your diet containing folate
Daily
Eat combinations of vegetables that provide complete protein
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How can I tell if my child has tapeworms?

How can I tell if my child has tapeworms?

Stool sample: The best way to check for tapeworms is to have a lab inspect a stool sample. Check with your child's doctor regarding how to go about submitting a sample. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how are tapeworms related to the cells in your body?

Can you tell me how are tapeworms related to the cells in your body?

Tapeworms: There are several different species of these critters, some which only involve the lining of the gut and others which can spread to the brain and elsewhere. The ones in the gut attach to the cells and drain nutrients from them and may also deplete some nutritional elements from the food you eat. As an example the fish tapeworm can cause vitamin B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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What is the easiest way you can catch tapeworms?

What is the easiest way you can catch tapeworms?

Raw meat...: Eating raw or undercooked meat from an animal infected with the tapeworm is usually how it is contracted. ...Read more

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