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My brother is admitted with Taenia soliun, what could be going wrong. Please help

My brother is currently admitted in hospital with Taenia soliun which is a form of tape worm they say that has gone to his brian. He is being treated for that, at the moment he is paralyzed on his right side and I am very very worried what could be going wrong. Please help.
Asked On : Mon, 20 Sep 2010
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Anesthesiologist 's  Response
Hi Nina,
cysts of tenia solium can go and impanted in brain which may leads to continuos pain with paralysis, it can be treated with medication and steroids but most of the cases recovery is good after oedema subsides
Take care
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Prakash Kumar Gupta's  Response
hello and wellcome to healthcare magic ,please do not get worried,if he is paralysed on right side means worms are on the left side of the brain causing damage or infilltration
.moreover by treatment mostly the case gets resolved but it totally depend upon the area and the damage done by comparin ct or mri scan ,take care
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