tapeworm diet history

What would be the symptoms of Tapeworm--> Taenia solium ?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Your History is very important, specially any travels. Most common symptoms are abdominal pain or discomfort, irregular bowels, some weight loss, may be nausea. Best is to have a Stool analysis for Ova and Parasites, treatment is not difficult.

Can tapeworm infestation give you a diary intolerance, celiac (maybe), chronic gastritis, high TSH (thyroid fine), low iron?

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No and need

evaluation. Tape worm does not cause intolerance to dairy. You have stated about four different conditions and each of these deserves to be evaluated by a history physical examination, lab tests and may be imaging. Please visit your GP for an examination.

What are the symtons of tapeworm?

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Dr. Tri H. Huynh
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These are the symptoms related to tape worm: nausea, weakness, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hunger or loss of appetite, fatigue, weight loss, vitamin and mineral deficiencies

Low Carb Diet

Interesting Fact

Myth: Low carb diets can cause liver or kidney damage because of increase protein consumption .

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what is a tapeworm in humans and how is it treated?

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Dr. Larry I. Lutwick
Infectious Disease
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Occur classically in humans. The beef tapeworm, the pork tapeworm and the fish tapeworm. All of these are acquired by eating the undercooked meat of the animal with the larval form encysted in the food. They can be treated with an oral medicine called praziquantel .
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What are the symptoms of having a tapeworm?

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Tapeworm sxs

Many people who have tapeworms have no symptoms other than seeing worms or worm parts squiggling about when they have a bowel movement. Possible symptoms/ signs can include: weight loss, loss of appetite or the opposite (hunger), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy. It can lead to loss of important vitamins and minerals. Serious complications can occur however.
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Do's And Don'ts

Continue to do activities you have enjoyed in the past.

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How would I know if my child has a tapeworm?

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Stool test

A lab can examine a stool sample & find segments of tapeworm that generally shed in the stool. Your physician can set that up for you & will likely have them look for other parasites at the same time.
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How can somebody get a tapeworm?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
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Undercooked meat

Tapeworm (cestode) infection usually occurs when a person eats undercooked meat. Rarely, they can be ingested by eating contaminated food or water. To diagnose a tapeworm a special test can be ordered to look at your stool. Many people who have tapeworms do not have symptoms. Not all tapeworms need to be treated. Your doctor can review your specific recommnedatons with you.

How does a person get a tapeworm?

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Tape worm

Humans can catch some types of worms by touching contaminated feces & then putting their hands near their mouth. They may swallow food or water containing feces. They could also become infected by eating raw contaminated pork, beef or fish.
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Is there a chance that you could have tapeworm segments in stool but don't have a tapeworm?

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Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine
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Presence of tapeworm parts or ova confirms its presence in the intestines.
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How to tell if I have pinworms or tapeworm?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
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Poop test

Pinworms usually come out in the evening. A scotch tape test can identify them (howver many doctors treat based on symptoms since they are so common) Tapeworm is diagnosed by checking your poop in the laboratory. Both are treatable

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