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Suggest remedy for accidental ingestion of food containing worms

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Dr. Prasanna Heijebu

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Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015 in Accident and Emergency
Question: Just ate Apple which had worms I saw while cutting so can't confirm I ate or not
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Answered by Dr. Prasanna Heijebu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Antiparasitic drugs like Albendazole will be helpful.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir,

I understand your concern.

Nothing to worry.

I generally advise my patients with this complaint to take Tab.Albendazole one tablet today followed by second dose after 72 hours.This will cause deworming in the body.

So please check with your doctor whether he prescribes the same.

Meanwhile drink plenty of water.

Post your further queries if any,

Thank you.
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