Tapeworms natural treatment
CHARACTERISTICS OF TAPEWORNS
What are tape worns?
Tapeworms are intestinal worms ranging in length from a few millimeters up to 9 meters.
Tapeworms live in the intestine of certain mammals, including humans. The parasitic tapeworms live in the small intestine of the primary host.
They hooks in their head (scolex) that attach to the wall of the intestine and an elongated and plane body formed by different rings (proglottids) that are expelled to the outside when defecating. Each ring produces new eggs for himself.
This encystation can be done in vital organs causing serious disturbances.
Type of tapeworms
The main types of tapeworms are:
It is responsible for the infections known as taeniasis and cistercosis. The first disease occurs when someone eats raw meat infected. Larvae encysted in this animal meat hatch in the human intestine and produce new tapeworms.
Cistercosis occurs when eggs are ingested. In this case, there is no definitive development of the animal, but hatched larvae encyst in the organs of the new host.
Symptoms of tapeworms
Tapeworm Infection usually causes no symptoms. Autoinfection with taeniasis and cistercosis may produce cysts in the brain causing seizures.
Causes of tape worms
The root causes that can cause tapeworms infection are:
Diagnosis, treatment of tapeworms.
The presence of tapeworms can be detected either directly by the existence of eggs or rings in stool. The definitive diagnosis is made with an analysis of potentially contaminated faeces
How to prevent tapeworm infection?
To prevent the spread of tapeworms your should observe the following precautions:
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