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I have little round white dots in stool. Are they eggs from a worm? If so what kind of worm?

I have little round white dots in stool. Are they eggs from a worm? If so what kind of worm?

Travel history?: Did you travel outside the us? If you did not travel to a poor country, you do not have worms in your intestine. To know what the "round white dots" are would require stool examination by a laboratory. ...Read more

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Diahreah since dec. And weird, squishy, bean-like things in stool recentely. These arent worm eggs are they?

Diahreah since dec. And weird, squishy, bean-like things in stool recentely. These arent worm eggs are they?

Diarrhea: If you have had diarrhea since december, you really such see a gastroenterologist (g) for a history, physical exam and probably a colonoscopy (c) you are a young woman and need to have a colitis diagnosed, or have that diagnosis excluded by the c. If you think you have a worm infection the g can get some stool and send it off to the lab to get an answer. See a g or go to the er soon for your sake. ...Read more

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What causes rotten egg smell stool?

What causes rotten egg smell stool?

See answer: high protein intake can be one cause. Also, recent antibiotic use causing a change in the bacterial environment in your bowels responsible for breaking down and releasing increased amount of hydrogen sulfide. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I recently started having stools that smell like rotten eggs. Should I worry about this? What could this be?

I recently started having stools that smell like rotten eggs. Should I worry about this? What could this be?

Bacteria making H2S: while fermenting body wastes; especially food wastes in your colon. Study hydrogen-sulfide: https://www.google.com/search?q=H2S & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatulence, Mechanism section. Change what you are eating to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Do i need to see a doctor if i consumed worm and eggs while i was eating my chocolate...I immediately got sick off of it?

Do i need to see a doctor if i consumed worm and eggs while i was eating my chocolate...I immediately got sick off of it?

Probably not: Cannot imagine why you would be eating chocolate contaminated by "worms and eggs" or what these could possibly be. Need more info for absolute advice, but if you are feeling better and have no further symptoms you should probably be ok. If you have any further symptoms or questions, see your local doctor and always better safe than sorry. Good luck. ...Read more

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I normally have hard smooth stool but this past week it's been really loose ¬ all of my food is "breaking down" and has a rotten egg smell wrong?

Possible infection: You may have a parasitic infection in your intestines. The best thing to do is to get a lab test that looks at your stools. ...Read more

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Can pin worm eggs get in my air system in my home? I'm finding tiny white sticky egg like things all of my house when I'm cleaning/dusting..

Can pin worm eggs get in my air system in my home? I'm finding tiny white sticky egg like things all of my house when I'm cleaning/dusting..

No: Pinworms do NOT get in air systems. They are not airborne. However, they are transmitted person to person and fecal-oral contact. Gross, I know. ...Read more

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Finished 2nd dose of albenza (albendazole) week & 1/2 ago..Its unlikely worms are still laying eggs right? Sometimes itll itch & see white but remove it &it stops

Finished 2nd dose of albenza (albendazole) week & 1/2 ago..Its unlikely worms are still laying eggs right? Sometimes itll itch & see white but remove it &it stops

Pinworms: Two roses of Albenza (albendazole) should have been sufficient to kill the pinworms. However, if you still feel like you have a problem, go backto your doctor for another rectal swab to see if the eggs are still present.And another course of medicine is needed. ...Read more

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