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Anyone know thing about worms in humans?

Asked by EnzoX24 (1991points) August 31st, 2008

i think i may have them, but im not sure is there a way to check? and does anyone know the signs and symptoms of it and any treatments?

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You need to have a sample of your feces examined by a competent pathological laboratory, like Quest, to determine if such parasites might be present.

I’m not a doctor, so I can’t offer any medical advice, but knowing those who have had tapeworms, I know that the one thing all of them had in common, was rapid (noticeable) weight loss.

Your own physician can best advise you, and I urge you to contact him/her.

August 31, 2008, 4:43 PM EDT

EnzoX24's avatar

should my girlfriend get checked out i live with her?

JackAdams's avatar

Everyone who MIGHT have been exposed to any possible parasitic contamination, should be examined, definitely.

That’s a personal layman’s opinion, and not medical advice.

August 31, 2008, 4:50 PM EDT

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Also, read up on tapeworms

August 31, 2008, 4:59 PM EDT

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