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What if I see worms in poo of my own?

What if I see worms in poo of my own?

Worms in stool: See your pcp for exam. (s)he will most likely order a stool specimen to be sent to the lab & examined for worms, etc and then base treatment according to the findings. ...Read more

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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No more symptoms anymore.Its been 2 weeks since 2nd dose of albenza (albendazole).But still see worms in poo or w/e was there at 1st.Are they dead?Is this possible?

No more symptoms anymore.Its been 2 weeks since 2nd dose of albenza (albendazole).But still see worms in poo or w/e was there at 1st.Are they dead?Is this possible?

Pinworms?: Assuming this is what you were treating the only way to know what you are seeing in your stools is to have them examined in a laboratory. Go and get this worked out. ...Read more

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I think I see worms in my poop. Omg what is this?

I think I see worms in my poop. Omg what is this?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: You may stop at a lab and get a stool collection kit. Stools need tested before you start freaking out. ...Read more

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After I take a dump, I usually see little white squirmy worm things in my poop. What could be causing this?

After I take a dump, I usually see little white squirmy worm things in my poop. What could be causing this?

Parasites are likely: Thread worms, aka "pin worms" are the most likely answer. There are other worm-like parasites but most are pin worms. More common in children less common in adults, most likely in all ages. There are medications to rid your body of these parasites. They cause rectal discomfort and itching, can wake children at night when pin worms are most active. Stool samples confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sometimes very small white worms comes out of my anus.Slight itching.When i was a child, it happened more frequently and I could see worms in my poop.

Sometimes very small white worms comes out of my anus.Slight itching.When i was a child, it happened more frequently and I could see worms in my poop.

Pinworms : I am amazed you can tolerate this. Pinworms are usually a childhood disorder and cause itching and sleeplessness. There are antibiotics which work well. You will need two treatments a week apart and your family would be well to be treated too. Washing all the clothes and bedding too is essential. Go see the doctor and get help! ...Read more

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For awhile now I have noticed white specks in my poop. I worried it was worms but I don't see any movement. I take Escitalopram and Propranolol?

For awhile now I have noticed white specks in my poop. I worried it was worms but I don't see any movement. I take Escitalopram and Propranolol?

Mucus in stool?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

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I have just checked my poo and inside was a white long thing which wouldn't be put in half and looks like a worm, HELP?

I have just checked my poo and inside was a white long thing which wouldn't be put in half and looks like a worm, HELP?

See your doc and: get tested for O&P( ovum and parasites).Normal stool mucus and undigested fiber can appear as worms.If you have risk factors and/or symptoms,get tested. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between fiber and a worm in my poo?

How can I tell the difference between fiber and a worm in my poo?

They look different: The best way is to collect what you think is a worm and let it be seen by a physician, who should have no difficulty in deterring the difference. U can use spatula or tongue depressor to collect specimen from the toilet into a small plastic container. ...Read more

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What are the small black worms in my poop?

What are the small black worms in my poop?

Is there movement?: If so, please seek medical evaluation. Stool specimen evaluation will likely shed more light on correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if i continue finding worms in my poop, does this happen to everyone?

What to do if i continue finding worms in my poop, does this happen to everyone?

No - doesn't happen: to everyone. It means that you have a parasitic infection. Please see your physician to be evaluated for the type of parasitic worm and for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your poop looks like worms?

What does it mean if your poop looks like worms?

Has worms?: If your stool has the presence of worms in it, then you should see a doctor for a potential parasitic infestation. ...Read more

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Poop is brown, but looks shaped like worms. Is this normal?

See your doctor: Ff it has become thin you need to see a doctor and may need a colonoscopy to determie the cause.(to rule out a mass constricting the colon). ...Read more

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Do i have worms? M poop has white flaky stuff surrojnding it?y

Do i have worms? M poop has white flaky stuff surrojnding it?y

Lab: this sounds like dietary fiber mixed with mucous; however, I would suggest a stool analysis and culture for parasites if you are not certain. ...Read more

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How to tell difference between mucus or fat or worms in poo stool?

By microscopy: If you bring a sample of the stool to your physician, he can send it off to the local microscopy lab where a trained technician can look for evidence of fat, or parasites, under the microscope. (usually they look for evidence of worms like the eggs, not the worms themselves). ...Read more

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I been in alot of pain but super bad this morning not able to move, finally i went to poop and pulled 20inches of like worm i think out of my butt.

I been in alot of pain but super bad this morning not able to move, finally i went to poop and pulled 20inches of like worm i think out of my butt.

Worm: been in alot of pain but super bad this morning not able to move, finally i went to poop and pulled 20inches of like worm i think out of my butt. ANS take your to your Dr. ...Read more

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After wk of abdo discomfort, diarrohea I found threadworm in poo. Stool results normal? Took worm med yesterday and symptoms persist? Advice.

After wk of abdo discomfort, diarrohea I found threadworm in poo. Stool results normal? Took worm med yesterday and symptoms persist? Advice.

See a GI doctor: If your symptoms do not clear you should be seen and fully evaluated by a gastroenterologist. Most cases of gastroenteritis are viral and should clear spontaneously. If not, it may require a detailed assessment. ...Read more

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My 5.5 month baby had banana day before.he did not poop yesterday but today his diper was full of black worm like threads.this happened twice in a day?

My 5.5 month baby had banana day before.he did not poop yesterday but today his diper was full of black worm like threads.this happened twice in a day?

Worm Infection: I recommend you to take your baby to your Pediatric doctor for examination. One of the possible worms in neonates are pinworms. Is important to keep your baby hydrated, keep hygienic measures and in this case all members of the family should be treated because this is a highly transmittable disease. Fecal Oral transmission ...Read more

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What are these little black worms in my poop? How do I get rid of them?

What are these little black worms in my poop? How do I get rid of them?

A picture might help: ...us understand your concerns. If the worms are motile, bring a sample to your provider for identification & analysis. ...Read more