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Parasitic worms in colon, losing weight, body deficit of essential nutrients. How to remove them?

I have been experiencing parasitc worms in my colon for over 8 months. 1 test came back as a yeast parasite, took med and it never got rid of it. I am now passing clumps of worms in my stools when I have a bowel movement; they are long, flat white in color & getting worse. I can sit on toilet cramping & pass nothing but mucus stringy worm like features. I have lost over 50lbs in the past 6 months without diet. My amuine system is declining rapidly. My Doc has run several test & my body is defiencent in many vitams, minerals, enzymes & my body is gone into hypoglosemic ( not making good cholesterol). Can you please help me figure out what type of parasite is taking over my body or what are the names of some suggested parasites that affect the human intestines? I have noticed lately they are coming out of my nose & lungs. I CAN NOT AFFORD ANY OF THESE PAY OPTIONS, NOW WHA?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
thanks for using HCM.
They are two main groups of intestinal parasites; protozoans which are single cell organisms and helminths (worms) both of which can cause similar symptoms such as abdominal pains, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, weight loss etc. Occasional, in people highly infested with worms, adults worms may be passed out through the anus or mouth or nostrils.
From what you described, its obvious that you have a helminthic (worm) infection. Such infections are favored mainly by poor hygiene ( not cleaning hands after stool, eating food stuff without thorough washing, eating undercooked food, drinking contaminated water etc) and moving with bare feet. Common intestinal worms include Ascaris, hook worms, pin worms and tape worms.
The symptoms you have listed (worms in stool, weight loss, weak immune system, decreased nutrients) are typical of parasitic intestinal parasitic infections and in your case severe infection.
Intestinal worms generally response well to anti worm medicines such as albendazole, mebendazole, praziguantel etc and only in occasional cases that surgery is needed to removed the worms.
I will advised you see your Doctor to put you anti-worm medicines and give you advice on diet as you need meals that have high fiber and rich in nutrients. Vitamine C and Zinc supplements will greatly help your immune system. Yeast is part of the intestinal flora and its only when it begins pathological that it poses a problem, so not to lay so much emphasis on it.
Hope i did help and if you have any questions do not hesitate.
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shoaib Khan's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM.

It would be best to examine your stool to help figure out which parasites are living inside you. Your presentation is certainly worrisome and will require some immediate medical management. Different parasites have different treatment and thus we need to find out the parasite before initiating the treatment. Please do not take this lightly and consult your doctor at the earliest.

Once the parasite has been identified, a course of anti-helmintic medications will surely do the job. I request you to visit a doctor at the earliest.

Best wishes.
Answered: Thu, 7 Feb 2013
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