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Worms in the stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I was wondering if you can get a parasite from stepping in urine
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Which urine?
User :   human urine
Doctor :   No
User :   I think i might have tapeworm or pinworm i am not able to get to the doctors till tomorrow it it contagous
Doctor :   tape worm or pin worm would not get into a person through urine
Doctor :   they get into by eating unhygienic food
User :   I do understand that i cant get tapeworm from urine but i do think i have it or something like it cause i found a worm in my stool that was quite large and just want to know if it passable to others
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it is not communicable
Doctor :   it is only transmittable through oral route
Doctor :   If you find some worms in the stool
Doctor :   you got to medicine to get rid of them
Doctor :   and have hygienic lifestyle
Doctor :   eating hot food cooked in hygienic ways
Doctor :   drinking hygienic water
Doctor :   cutting the nails
Doctor :   washing hands before food and after using toilet
Doctor :   It seems you moved out from the page
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