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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Diagnosis of tapeworm infections

Premium Questions

Dr. Suma Parinam MD

my friend found a tapeworm. she will seek treatment today from a doctor. can a colonic treatment also help remove it quickly? how does it fully pass put of your body? she is freaking out. can't emotionally handle it so I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suma Parinam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Dalia Muraleedharan MD

Hi My wife is 5 months pregnant and has a tapeworm but the doctors here (Oman) say there is no medication ( Praziquantel ) for her in the country. Drontal Plus is available from the local vets and has this in it but I'm... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dalia Muraleedharan ( OBGYN)
Dr. Suresh Heijebu MD

Whats treatment for thread and tapeworms View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

I believe I have invasive cystic tapeworms able to get a sample after 9 months of suffering with the worms I had a nurse practitioner give me medicine to kill them she tried one and it didn't work and talk to the other and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

I have tapeworms, how can I kill them? Please advise View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. HAMZA HAMISH MD

For a year or more I have had presumably Tapeworm. I tried to have it diagnosed in the US but they gave me some BS. The doctor told me it was nothing. I have been losing the feeling in my body nerves for at least two... View answer

Answered by : Dr. HAMZA HAMISH ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

good day, my mother-in-law was medically advised to take antiox for tapeworms treatment last September 2011, unfortunatley, there are still worms coming out with her feces until now. My mother-in-law is 60 years old,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Parth MD

Hi Doctor, Lately I have been having diarrhea and it s watery and it doesn t even look like poop. I read online that if a human swallows a flea that is infected with tapeworm that they could get infected.. I have a cat... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Arun MD

I was diagnosed with a beef tape worm and the dr prescribed a medicine for me but the worms keep coming back I keep using the medicine as the dr said but nothing happened , what medicine should I use and what s the dosage... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr.  Samarth MD

hi. my dog has just been diagnosed with tapeworms. I have a 4 month old baby. is there a chance my daughter could have been infected with tapeworms? she appears well and is gaining weight and achieving milestones normally.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Samarth ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM. Eating undercooked meat from infected animals is the main cause of tapeworm infection in people. Although tapeworms in humans usually cause few symptoms and are easily treated, they can...

Dr. Jyothi B L MD

If its PUO, it is pyrexia of unknown origin. Cause of fever is not yet known. DUO - d stands for disease, not sure. More details necessary for further opinion. Thanks.

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

Clinically, a neurologist can do it. There are specific tests to diagnose neuropathies.