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Worm Like Stool
I didn't have a bowel movement in 6 days then had diarrhea now have soft worm like stool 5 times a day feel unevacuateuated can it be fecal impaction?
Constipation: You have paradoxical diarrhea where you have liquid to soft stool bypassing an obstruction caused by your hard constipated stool. Enemas are in order to get good and cleaned out. ...Read more
What if you see something worm-like on your stool that's not moving at all? - and are tapeworm segments hard?
See Doctor: You might want to bring stool sample into your dr to check for parasites to be sure but it may be possibly nothing. Tapeworm segments usually are not hard but firmer perhaps and are greyish / white. ...Read more
I saw this redish worm like thing on my stool, it wasn't very long and it wasn't moving. What can it be?
Impossible to know: How can anyone possibly answer your question without ever seeing the it? ...Read more
I have a worm like string in my stool but I don't think it's moving. How do I know if it's a worm?
Worm: I would suggest that you take it to a lab or to your family doctor and let him see it ...Read more
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. Some white pieces too. Is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection, something I ate?
Tapeworms (cestodes): Various tapeworms (cestodes) would look like this. ...Read more
Would long little pieces of what looks like thread in stool possibly be worms in a toddler? What would worms look like? We got kittens, just concerned
Pinworms/threadworms: Pinworms are white thread like parasites that can live in the large intestines. They only affect humans so kitty is not involved. Kids are exposed to the pinworms through eggs shed by other kids in their play areas. These make it onto their fingers and are ingested, traveling inside where they hatch. Your doc can confirm the diagnosis and guide you with treatment. ...Read more
Pinworms: Most likely these are pinworms. They occur often in children and need to be treated. Pin-X or similar drug, or a prescription med can be used in children over 2 but the dose must be repeated in 2-3 weeks Some suggest a third dose, too. The whole family may need to be treated and sheets and clothing washed. Ask your Doc. Read the instructions on the package carefully. Also tell his school. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have stringy looking things, in my stools. I don't know if they are worms. Hoping not but not sure. Please help me?
See the Pathologist: Take a stool sample to the local laboratory and ask them (or your doctor) to look for "ova and parasites". If it is a worm, the laboratory will be able to tell. ...Read more
Diahreah since dec. And weird, squishy, bean-like things in stool recentely. These aren't 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
Persistant diahreah for about 2 months. Does this sound like worms? Haven't seen one. Just did a stool test and waiting for results. Help.
Doing correctly: You are seeing a physician in an attempt to diagnose the cause of your diarrhea. Be patient and an answer will hopefully be forthcoming soon. The first step is examining stools for many things including cultures for organisms, microscopic exam for parasites and cells, sometimes pcrs for a specific bug thought to be present. May even require colonoscopy. Don't worry. This will be solved. ...Read more
I checked my stool, I know it sounds weird but I found on a couple occassions now gooey worm type stringy things like mucus is this normal?
I seem to be finding thick mucus like strips in my stools that range from and white to yellowish! Could this be worms? I have taken worm tablets
See GI specialist: You need to get a thorough evaluation from a gastrointestinal specialist. If they don't find anything I would recommend you also look for a Functional medicine trained doctor in your area. (Functional medicine. Org). ...Read more
Seeing corn-like things in stool but have not eaten anything like that (or seeds) looks just like corn. This isn't worm eggs is it. Diarreah too.
Worm eggs: Are microscopic in size.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a long white worm in stool. What is it? It's long, white, and is like a worm although it doesn't move at all. Is it a tapeworm or what may it be?
Worm? - don't know: I don't know if it is a worm. It could be fiber. The next time you pass a possible worm or segment of a worm, bring it is as a stool specimen (don’t handle it directly with your hands) to your doctor. The type of worm can be identified in a laboratory. If you doctor is not knowledgeable about worms, she or he could ask you to see an infectious disease specialty. ...Read more
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