Tapeworm infection

What is Tapeworm infection?

The human body can be infested with worms like round worm,hookworm& worm.Just like a tape the worm is long & folded.Pork,beef &dog tapeworm are examples.Man is primary host & animal is secondary host.Humans get the infection by eating contaminated beef or pork.After the tapeworms grow & mature in humans they release new tapeworms in human feces.The animals get infection eating contaminated fodder.

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i am 34 years old and is suspected to have brain tuberculoma? After MRI , doctor is not sure whether this is cysteriostisis or brain tuberculoma?...

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Sometimes, it is not possible to distinguish between tuberculoma (TB infection) and neurocysticercosis...

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Hi there I am 32. I have had diarrhea for 2 years since having my baby recently it has some blood and usually has undigested food paricularly...

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Tapeworm infection can be diagnosed by stool exam.

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I had a tapeworm and have had no success in proving it via stool samples. I began taking a parasite cleanse and w/in a week saw the tapeworm in the...

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First of all, I would like to reassure you that there are very little chances of the tapeworm infection being...

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