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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: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 9 months ago.

Hello!

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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