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What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?

What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?

Some asymptomatic: Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, symptoms of malabsorption, itching around the anus and other symptoms may occur, but sometimes you may have none. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Pinworms (Definition)

Small parasitic worms that are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around the anus causing a characteristic itching. They are commonly found in children. Children are infected ...Read more


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Are there different types of anal cancer?

Are there different types of anal cancer?

Yes: Anal tumors may arise form the skin and result in squamous cell carcinoma. Some of these tumors are caused by hpv infection. Tumors on the inside of the anal canal may arise form the gland, adenocarcinoma. There are additional infrequent tumor types as well. ...Read more

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more

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How are pinworms different from other nematodes? 

How are pinworms different from other nematodes? 

Pinworms: Pinworms are nematodes. The biggest difference from most of the others is that they are so small, usually just a 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length. The primary symptom they cause is anal itch. You can diagnoses them yourself by applying a 2" strip of scotch tape to your rectum/anus at night when you have the itching. You will see one or more 1/4 to 1/2 inch long filaments looking like white thread. ...Read more

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What are the different types of proctitis treatments?

What are the different types of proctitis treatments?

Depends on the etiol: And response to certain treatments. Treatments involve office procedures where formalin soaked dressing is applied to affected areas to special suppositories to enemas. High fiber diet is also recommended to avoid diarrhea and constipation which can make the proctitis worse. Its usually managedby colorectal surgeons or GI docs. ...Read more

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What are the different types of psriosis ?

What are the different types of psriosis ?

See below: Unfortunately psoriasis is a chronic disorder with no known cure, Medications can control it. See this site for more information on this issue. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/understanding-psoriasis-basics ...Read more

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Are there different types of hemorrhoids?

Are there different types of hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoid types: The two types of hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids are graded 1-4, with 4 being the worst. External hemorrhoids are a network of vessels outside anus that swell with pregnancy or spending too much time on the toilet; when the swelling recedes, skin tags may be left around the anus. These also may break, cause a "thrombosed ext hemorrhoid". ...Read more

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What number of different types of dwarfism are there?

What number of different types of dwarfism are there?

Dwarfism: There are multiple types of dwarfism: achondroplasia, diastrophic dysplasia, spondylo-epiphyseal dysplasia (SED), pseudoachondroplasia, hypochondroplasia, & osterogenesis imperfecta. ...Read more

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What number of different types of aids medication brands are availalble in total?

What number of different types of aids medication brands are availalble in total?

Aids meds: Go to drugs.com and you will find answer. There are many and many combos. Changes every day so cannot give you correct humber today. ...Read more

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What are the different types of HPV ?

What are the different types of HPV ?

HPV: There are hundreds of different serotypes of hpv. What matters though is whether the hpv is low risk for cancer (6, 11) or high risk for cancer (16, 18, 31, 33, 37 ...). ...Read more

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How many types of warts are there?

How many types of warts are there?

warts are same: Caused by hpv virus , with so many subtypes , each has its own behavior most of the genital warts are caused by type 6 ;11 but cx cancers by 16;18 . Plantar warts are caused by 1, 2, 4, 27, ; 57 usually plantar warts will not infect genitals vice versa . Have their own fetish there are over 100 to 150 subtypes, of hpv virus ...Read more

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What are some types of viruses?

What are some types of viruses?

Textbook Questions: This would take an entire text book to answer. It is way out of the bounds of this simple app. Perhaps you can narrow this down to a specific question or symptom to ask about. ...Read more

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What are the different types of stomach cancer?

What are the different types of stomach cancer?

Very few: Adenocarcinomas are present in 95% of gastric cancers. Other types squamous cell carcinoma, adenoacanthoma, carcinoid tumors, GI stromal tumors and lymphomas ...Read more

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What are the different types of anxiety?

What are the different types of anxiety?

An Assortment: We all experience anxiety. It can appear in many forms. Charlie Brown once said 2 Linus,"Even my anxieties have anxieties." In extremes, it can take over our minds/lives. Then we may meet diagnostic criteria 4 an anx disorder Generalized Anx DO; Social Anx DO: Separation Anx DO; Panic DO w/ or w/out Agoraphobia; specific phobias. Closely related: Obsessive-Compulsive DO; Post-Traumatic Stress DO. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of GI cancers?

What are the different kinds of GI cancers?

Many: Oral cancer/pharyngeal/esophageal/stomach/pancreatic/liver/colon/rectal/endocrine cancers (usually related to the pancreas). Histologically there are squamous cell cancers, adenocarcinomas, stomal cancers, lymphomas etc. Etc. ...Read more

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What are the different types of insomnia?

What are the different types of insomnia?

Insomnia: Insomnia may be caused by stress, anxiety, depression, substance use, medical conditions, medications, poor sleep habits, a change in work schedule or environment, or a primary sleep disorder. Insomnia also becomes more common with age. ...Read more

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Which type of disease are the bacteria, fungi and worm?

Which type of disease are the bacteria, fungi and worm?

Infectious diseases: Diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, worms and other parasites are broadly classified as 'infectious diseases'. Bacteria and fungi can infect essentially any body site ranging from superficial infections of skin to deep seated infections such as the of the liver, lungs and brain. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Are the different types of leishmaniasis caused by different types of the same parasite? Or are they different phases caused by only one parasite?

Are the different types of leishmaniasis caused by different types of the same parasite? Or are they different phases caused by only one parasite?

Leishmaniasis: Leishmaniasis /is a disease caused by protozoan parasites and spread by the bite of sandflies the disease can present as cutaneous, mucocutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis.The cutaneous form presents with skin ulcers, the mucocutaneous with ulcers of skin, mouth and nose, and the visceral with skin ulcers and then with fever, low red blood cells, and a large spleen and liver. All due to same bug. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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Enterobiasis (Definition)

Pinworm infestation causes itching around anus and less often ...Read more