Helminths are transmitted to a healthy person via animals, soil or infected person. The development of helminthiasis in humans occurs in the acute and chronic stages. The acute phase can manifest in the form of allergic reactions, including skin rash, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pain. Manifestations of chronic helminth infections depend on the habitat of worms. The presence of single copies of worms in the body may be asymptomatic. Mass infection with helminths leading to digestive problems (nausea, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea) and some specific manifestations, all depends on the type of helminth. Macroscopically (visually) in the stool can detect adult worms or their fragments.
Pinworm – a parasite of the human intestine, causing the development of enterobiasis. Possible loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain. Specific symptom when pinworm infection is itching in the anus at night. Female pinworms at this time crawls out of the anus to lay eggs around him. As a rule, the enterobiasis is more common in children. Pinworms you can see yourself with a magnifying glass. To consider them to be at night or early in the morning in the area of the anus. It's a thin roundworms, gray-white, the body and well-sharpened to an end, their length of about 1 cm.
Ascaris is a round worm parasitic in the human body and causes ascariasis. This disease is accompanied by abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loose stools, headache, fatigue, allergic reactions. Roundworm can stand out from the intestines with feces. Live viewamenities roundworm are yellow with a pink tinge, the length of their fusiform body can reach 40 cm
Pork tapeworm causes the development of teniasis, and beef tapeworm - beef tapeworm infection. Clinical manifestations of these diseases are similar. They are characterized by indigestion and stomach and intestines. Swine and bovine capni - tapeworms with a ribbon-like body, consisting of segments. Looking up, the segments capable of independent movement outside, crawling from the anus. Meanwhile, in the stool can detect the rectangular segments that look like white worms.
If you notice signs similar to the signs of the presence of worms; when visual detection of helminths, their fragments in the anus or stool, it is urgent to consult a doctor for advice.