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Overview

Helminthiasis is a condition that comes from intestinal worms which grow in wet soil and then, infect people. The condition can come from round worms, hookworm, and whipworm.Children are more susceptible to this ailment. A General Physician and a pediatrician are the specialists you need for helminthiasis.

Helminthiasis Symptoms

The helminthiasis symptoms are not observable generally in case of mild infections. Long-term infections can lead to numerous health problems, for instance:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Protein and blood loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Slowing down of protein and blood loss
  • Slow cognitive and physical growth
  • Coughs

Helminthiasis Causes

In terms of helminthiasis causes, certain types of worms can penetrate the human skin. It can happen when an individual is traveling on the contaminated soil without shoes. Some of the hookworms can also cause infection through injection of the larvae. The stool of the infected person has the worm eggs. If the patient passes stool outside, the eggs hatch and the infection further spreads.

Diagnosing Helminthiasis

Diagnosis of helminthiasis begins with an examination of your symptoms.What you need in such cases is the help of an expert medical professional. Finding the best general physicians and pediatricians in your city is not a hassle thanks to mfine. Get all the details of the best helminthiasis specialist near you and go for a direct visit or an online consultation.

Other Diseases Related to Helminthiasis

Several other diseases get related to helminthiasis and it mainly relates to aggravating the symptoms. It can cause impairment in your nutritional status and also intestinal discomfort. Hookworm infections can lead to chronic deficiency in protein and blood loss.

Treating Helminthiasis

The helminthiasis treatment begins with taking the proper medication. The type and dosage of the medication depends on the patient’s age.

The wide range of listing of the experienced specialists at mfine helps in finding reliable helminthiasis doctors near you easily. The specialists of mfine come with years of experience. The expertise of the medical professionals will ensure that you get the proper treatment and get back to good health quickly.

Find the experts easily with mfine and begin your treatment.

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