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I found a 1-inch wiggling worm in my stool today, orange/,

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I found a 1-inch wiggling worm in my stool today, orange/brown, slight "head". What might it be? What are other symptoms of infestation? What meds are there?
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 11 months ago.


If you were able to save the specimen you can take this to your doctor and it may be examined and identified by the lab...

If not a series of 3 stool specimens should be able to identify the specific parasite ...

Different worm species may vary some in the best treatment ..

Such a parasitic infection should be readily treated for you however

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