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Whipworm Causes

Infections brought about by the whipworm is said to be caused by accidental ingestion of eggs that usually hatch in the small intestines.

Whipworm Definition

Whipworm is a roundworm that looks like a whips with wider handles, that affects the human large intestine.

Whipworm Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through undergoing stool ova and parasite examination to confirm the presence of whipworm eggs.

Whipworm Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes bloody diarrhea , blood loss, anemia and rectal prolapse.

Whipworm Treatment

Treatments includes administration and use of broad-spectrum anthelminthic agents and administration of mebendazole.

Drugs used for treatment of Whipworm


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