- Worms - how dangerous they are?
- Symptoms and signs
- The man
- When pregnancy
- Ascaris during pregnancy
- Folk remedies
- Prevention in Children
- Medications for prevention
Intestinal parasites - tape worms, roundworm, pinworm - the phenomenon is much more common than it seems. As such unpleasant phenomenon of helminthiasis (diseases caused by intestinal parasites) may face each person, regardless of age or gender, it is important to recognize the first symptoms of worms and seek medical advice.
The weight of the human body can vary for many reasons, so most people do not tend to pay attention to sudden and causeless weight loss. Meanwhile, the sharp decline in body weight - the first symptom of worms.
Unpleasant sensation of itching in the anus or vagina can be a sign of the activity of intestinal parasites that cause local skin irritation. One of the symptoms of worms - the emergence in some areas of the skin rash, skin rash similar to eczema
Eczema - is difficult to treat
Abdominal pain - one of the characteristic symptoms of worms, though diskoforta sensation and pain in the abdomen and can cause other health problems, from ulcers to irritable bowel syndrome. When Helminthiases pain can be felt in every area of the abdomen.
Diarrhea or constipation
Intestinal parasites in most cases cause disruption of the intestine and, as a consequence, intermittent attacks of diarrhea or constipation. Constipation or diarrhea may occur in many other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, so it is often diagnose a disease caused by worms, is quite difficult.
Worms or eggs in the stool
The most obvious symptom of worms - dead worms or parasite eggs in feces.
Signs of worms
Depending on the kind of helminth symptoms caused by infestation (infection by intestinal parasites) can be different. Some types of worms
Types of worms and the consequences of their occurrence
can develop in humans for several months without obvious symptoms, while others cause severe disease.
The three most common types of intestinal parasites that can infect the person - is roundworm, tapeworm and pork tapeworm bull. For each of these types of worms characterized by different signs and symptoms that occur through different time periods.
Signs of roundworm
The main cause of infection Ascaris - eating raw or neprozharennoe (undercooked) meat of a pig. The first signs of infestation is usually seen within one to two days after eating the meat. The most common symptoms of worms - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever. At this stage of infection with worms are often confused with the flu
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But after a certain period of time (from two to eight weeks) are new, more distinct symptoms.
Among them - the headaches, swelling of the skin around the eyes, aching pain in the joints
Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?
and muscle pain, fatigue, itching.
In the most serious cases of infection with worms can cause disruption of the heart and breathing problems, loss of coordination. Inadequate treatment can potentially be fatal.
Signs of the pork tapeworm
As in the case of Ascaris larvae or pork tapeworm eggs into human beings or raw neprozharennoe (undercooked) pig meat. In many cases, the infestation causes no symptoms, although signs of worms may be abdominal pain, indigestion, weight loss, bowel obstruction. These symptoms usually occur within eight to twelve weeks after infection. In the case of the larvae of worms migrating to other organs there are other signs: for example, the defeat of respiratory parasites can cause symptoms similar to the symptoms of asthma, blood expectoration.
Symptoms of bovine tapeworm
Pork tapeworm and bovine tapeworm belong to the same class of parasites - tapeworms, so the symptoms of worms in most cases the same. The main difference - the period of onset of symptoms: symptoms of worms in the case of bovine chain of infection usually appear ten to fourteen weeks after infestation.