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Pretty sure I have worms / parasite. How can I know for sure?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine

In brief: Just few examples..

Intestinal parasitic infections can often be diagnosed by examining the stool for eggs and parasites under a scope.
Other parasitic infections i.e. Cutaneous larvae migran as pictured here--no testing needed! trichinosis is an infection with larvae of a roundworm trichinella spiralis from infected-uncooked pork. This needs muscle biopsy. If u have trouble/concern, consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Just few examples..

Intestinal parasitic infections can often be diagnosed by examining the stool for eggs and parasites under a scope.
Other parasitic infections i.e. Cutaneous larvae migran as pictured here--no testing needed! trichinosis is an infection with larvae of a roundworm trichinella spiralis from infected-uncooked pork. This needs muscle biopsy. If u have trouble/concern, consult doc. Good luck.
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