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Symptoms of hookworm infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   i would like to know how worm infection(ascaris lumbricoides) , ancylostoma and trichuris trighiura can leads to cough..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i will help u
Doctor :   these worms have hooks which enter our body by piercing the skin and from then through blood they have the capacity to travel any where in the body
Doctor :   u=in the course they will travel to the lung and cause cough
User :   so shall i take cough medicine or deworm pills or both?
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries.
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