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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. That would be odd for the maggots to pass through his GI tract without getting somewhat digested and dying. Unless you saw the maggots come out at the moment he defecated, they may have come from another source. Make sure you are not seeing tapeworm segments as well, which would be slightly bigger than a piece of rice, off white, flat and make an undulating movement. If are sure that it came out in fresh stool, I would definitely have him evaluated by your vet tomorrow. Even if there is a chance it is a tapeworm, then Ziggy would need to be dewormed anyway. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
Well, if they are able to pass through alive, then I would be concerned enough to want to treat. Although maggots tends to only feed on dead tissue, they can cause a lot of irritation to the GI tract. While I would still have vet check out just in case, I would at the very least give him a Capstar which is good at killing maggots. Most other dewormers for intestinal worms will not help much with maggots. You may be able to find Capstar at your nearest major pet store, but there is a good chance your vet carries it. Hope this helps.
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