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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