- Worms - how dangerous they are?
- Symptoms and signs
- The man
- When pregnancy
- Ascaris during pregnancy
- Folk remedies
- Prevention in Children
- Medications for prevention
Ascaris during pregnancy
Ascariasis - a very dangerous disease for pregnant women, as the larvae of Ascaris can cross the placenta and enter the fetus. In addition, the toxins released Ascaris, a negative impact on the body of the pregnant woman - she intensified nausea, vomiting, pain in the abdomen.
How do roundworm on the mother
Ascaris - a roundworm, which can reach a length of 40 cm. The only source of infection of ascariasis is a sick person, which are transmitted from faeces eggs of Ascaris with infective larvae. After getting into the human organism larvae are absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and enter first into the tail vein and then to liver and to the lungs. They may also fall into the bloodstream in any body, but do not develop there. In the lungs the larvae under the effect of reducing the bronchial tubes are gradually moving to the mouth and swallowed again. Then the larvae from developing a mature individual who resides in the small intestine.
This method of infection and migration of the larvae causes different symptoms. In adults, the migration phase of ascariasis usually goes unnoticed. However, in some patients, particularly pregnant women, can appear symptoms such as malaise, weakness, fever, dry cough
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Sometimes - cough, and with a touch of blood in it. There may be also a pain in the right hypochondrium, and enlarged liver and spleen.
There are also allergy of the body, the skin may appear different kind of rash develop allergic rhinitis and even bronchospasm.
In the second, the intestinal phase of ascariasis is a sign of loss of appetite, malaise, weakness, fatigue, headache, dizziness
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, Nausea, vomiting, cramping abdominal pain
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. All these symptoms can be easily confused with the symptoms of pregnancy, and not give them value. It is therefore important to carry out all the studies prescribed by the doctor, in a list which includes the study of feces on helminth eggs.
Ascariasis can produce serious complications such as intestinal obstruction and penetration of ascarids in the biliary tract obstruction with the common bile duct. These complications often require surgical intervention that pregnancy is not desirable at all.
How to act on the fetus roundworm
If the mother suffers from ascariasis, it is quite possible infective larvae from entering the bloodstream into the body of the fetus. Very often the larvae of Ascaris settle in the lungs of the fetus after birth, it leads to the development of pneumonia
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, Bronchitis, as well as a frequent "colds" and allergic diseases that are virtually untreatable.
They can penetrate in the fetal liver, causing hepatitis and jaundice occurring for a long time, the origin of which it is possible sometimes not immediately.
How to prevent and detect ascariasis time during pregnancy
It is very important during pregnancy planning to pass a comprehensive examination of all possible and treat infections, including worm infestation because ascariasis treated during pregnancy is much more difficult. During pregnancy also need to comply strictly with all hygiene requirements: as often as possible to wash your hands carefully handle all the fruits and vegetables that are eaten raw. To do this, they must first be washed under running water with soap and a brush, and then pour over boiling water.
Timely detection of ascariasis in a pregnant woman is not less important, because it helps to prevent various complications. Fecal ascariasis Policy Pay for three days, as the eggs of worms can be found not in every portion of feces.
If you suspect to ascariasis, the blood test for the presence of antibodies to roundworm - it allows you to identify the disease at an early stage, the stage of the migration of the larvae in the blood and internal organs. The reason for putting these analyzes may be the appearance of allergic reactions such as rash, passing the long-term rhinitis, bronchospasm. This may also be occurring for a long time and not treatable fungal diseases, pain in the liver, malaise, insomnia, fatigue, low-grade fever.
How is ascariasis pregnant women
Treatment of ascariasis in pregnant women may carry a doctor, coordinating all their appointments with the general condition of women and children. Most often as an anthelmintic drug is given piperazine, which is low in toxicity and virtually no side effects. They are also used geptilrezortsin, Sankofa, oxygen therapy and various combinations of methods.