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What causes round pearl like particles in stool?

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I have little round almost pearl like things in my stool. I'm not sure what it is? They look like tapioca, but smaller.
Wed, 9 May 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Larvae or cyst of worm.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for query.
It can be ova or cyst of a parasite.
I would suggest you to go for a stool routine and microscopy test.
Rx

Tab Albendazole 400 mg should be taken once daily for 3 days for deworming.
One dose of Tablet ivermectin 6 mg can also be taken.

Hope i was helpful.
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