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Will drinking alchol kill intestinal. Worms?

Will drinking alchol kill intestinal. Worms?

Perhaps, but?: There are many kinds of intestinal worms. Generally, worms are cured only by specific medications that target the worm, it's metabolism or in other ways cause it to die. A belly full of alcohol perhaps will kill a worm or two if in contact long enough and in high enough concentration but don't take this as a way to treat them. Get seen, get a proper exam and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Can alcohol kill intestinal worms?

Can alcohol kill intestinal worms?

No: They're stronger than that. And by the time the stuff to drank gets to where they live, the alcohol has been absorbed. ...Read more

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Can raw garlic kill intestinal worms?

Can raw garlic kill intestinal worms?

Not reliably...: Parasites are best addressed with specific "antibiotics" aimed at them. Testing your stool can typically identify both eggs and the worm, if present. Speak with your doctor about your specific exposure risks and concerns so you can be ideally advised. ...Read more

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What are natural ways of killing intestinal worms?

What are natural ways of killing intestinal worms?

Intestinal Parasites: Conventional medical treatments can get rid parasites more quickly and with fewer side effects than most alternative treatments. Alternative treatments may be helpful along with conventional medications. However, your health care provider must find out what kind of organism is causing your problems before you start treatment. ...Read more

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Does alcohol help in killing intestinal worms?

Does alcohol help in killing intestinal worms?

NO. See a physician: Your worms might enjoy the alcohol, but it won't hurt them. See a physician to find out what kind you have (requires a stool test) and get the correct medicine. ...Read more

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*PLEASE ANSWER*I have intestinal worms. Will a PCXR show if they moved2my lungs & I took Lamisil (terbinafine) tab QHSx7days,They aren't gone. What best 2 KILL them?

*PLEASE ANSWER*I have intestinal worms. Will a PCXR show if they moved2my lungs & I took Lamisil (terbinafine) tab QHSx7days,They aren't gone. What best 2 KILL them?

Treatment varies: intestinal worms do not move into your lungs from your intestines. A chest X-ray would not show worms in your lungs directly but it might show any inflammation or infiltrates that their effects on your lungs if it were possible. As for treatment, different worms are treated with different meds or surgery. You should see either a GI or Infection specialist regarding your treatment options. ...Read more

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Can drinking alchol kill tapeworms?

Can drinking alchol kill tapeworms?

If you ingest : Alcohol don't count on it to kill any tapeworms in your body. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol will kill the stomach worms?

I wouldn't count on: It. Please see your physician to have any parasites properly assessed. They would be treated with a prescription antiparasitic. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you ( or could you) become immune to intestinal worms?

You can't: Natural immunity does not develop to intestinal worms. Prior infection will not prevent future infection. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more