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I have had a journey of three months of intestinal

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I have had a journey of three months of intestinal malfunction. This am a 4 inch "worm?" that was like vermicelli and had a head about a pencil eraser size, it was brownish reddish and had mucus?around it??? I had a test for parasites (rectal swab) that was negative??I saw another this eve smaller.??
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 12 months ago.


I'm sorry to hear that you have had this problem.

I recommend save any found specimen such as in a clear jar and take to your doctor . If worm specimen may be identified then that directs treatment to get rid of the parasitic infection. We generally advise stool specimen be done three separate times to identify a parasitic infection. These can be missed at times. Perhaps the infection developed since you had the sigmoidoscopy. Infection may have been more higher in intestines than you were scoped .

Consult your doctor though if you may be able to show specimen which could then be identified ...

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Anthony Bray MD