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A parasitic infection in the intestines of either pinworms, threadworms or tapeworm.
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Worms

A parasitic infection in the intestines of either pinworms, threadworms or tapeworm. 

Symptoms:

  • Depending on what worms have infested the gut, symptoms may include colicky pain, vomiting up of worms, coughing or wheezing, loose, blood-stained stools, anaemia, itching and inflammation in the anal area. 
  • Sometimes small worms can be seen wriggling in the faeces. 

Seriousness:

  • Go to a doctor. 

Treatment:

  • Antiparasitic drugs will be prescribed and these will thoroughly treat the infestation. 

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