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What Causes Round Pearl Like Particles In Stool?

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Posted on Wed, 9 May 2018
Question: I have little round almost pearl like things in my stool. I'm not sure what it is? They look like tapioca, but smaller.
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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.
Thanks!
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What Causes Round Pearl Like Particles In Stool?

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. Thanks!