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My sons IgE level has been high for 3 years the highest it's been was 30, 000 which they found toxocara but its still 3, 100 is that a concern.
How to prevent infection of toxocara in a toddler becasue has been incontact with a street cat and lick his hands after?
Could absent seizures be autoimmune? My son had toxocara and mono. And he has hashimoto thyroid with eosinophilia
See below: Seizures can be associated with manifestations of certain autoimmune diseases, but the patients are typically gravely ill when this is occuring. Confer your neurologist about your concerns. ...Read more
Toxocariasis: The clinical manifestation categories are visceral larva migrans (vlm) and ocular larva migrans (olm). Vlm occurs primarily in young children and results in pneumonitis and hepatitis. Symptoms may include fever, loss of appetite, malaise, irritability, hepatomegaly, respiratory symptoms, and skin lesions. Olm commonly presents with unilateral visual impairment. ...Read more
Eating Toxocara eggs: Toxocariasis is one of the most common parasitic infections in the world. It is acquired by ingesting the embryonated eggs or larvae of the toxocara parasite which comes from dogs or cats. After accidentally ingesting the eggs, the larvae hatch in the small intestine, penetrate the intestinal wall & travel into the bloodstream, to the liver, lungs, muscles, eye and central nervous system. ...Read more
How long after ingestion of parasites does it usually take for someone to show symptoms of toxocariasis?
Difficult to say: The best evidence comes from measuring larvae in the organs (liver, brain, eye) of mice after feeding them toxocara eggs. The liver may be infected as soon as 7 days after ingestion. The brain takes longer & the eyes are the last to be infected. Infection is more likely with frequent ingestion of large amounts of eggs. Many people never get infection after ingestion.Some may become ill years later. ...Read more
What are risk factors for getting serious parasite like toxocariasis? I live in the UK, I rarely am in contact with animals is risk still high ?
I accidentally might have ingested tiny amounts of dried dog stools.I am worried about toxocariasis and baylisascaris procyonis and am in indiaplshelp?
Can I do anything to help me keep my eye? I have toxocariasis since was 2 and now my infected eye is showing symptoms of failure. I'm already in edta
I might have swallowed tiny amounts of dog stools and worried about toxocariasis and baylisascaris procyonis(round worms).What treatments to be taken?
Could my kids get ocular toxocariasis from playing in dirt/sand & putting fingers in mouth/being around dogs? My kids do both sometimes. Help?
Afraid to let my kids play outside..scared of them getting ocular toxocariasis. If they stick hands in mouth, etc before washing. They're little. ?
Talk w/ trusted Dr: If you have others you trust - talk w/ them too. But the Dr they see should be able to reassure you and help you plan for a safe but more comfortable attitude about their risk. You might be referred to a therapist to help you relax while being the good parent you want to be. Support really helps! ...Read more
No. Of course not.: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer