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Tapeworm?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 22, 2007
  • 03:19 AM

In late July or early August, I started experiencing some mild to moderate anal itching. I also noticed some small white things that looked like sesame seeds when I wiped. The symptoms seemed to go away in mid-September, however recently they have come back. It was really bad for about a week, and is starting to go away again, seemingly. However I noticed that the sesame seed like structure was back, as well as these fleshy little bumps that look almost like a piece of plastic bag or something kind of squished together, only organic. They don't appear to be moving however. Could this be some kind of gastrointestinal worm, like a tapeworm?

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  • Yes it could be tapeworm-the eggs usually look like small grains of white rice.with the anal itching it is probably pinworms I would go to the pharmmacy and purchase reese's pin-x or another brand of pyrantel pamoate and administer according to package directions. If you want some interesting reading regarding parasites go to the cdc web site and you will be amazed!
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    • October 23, 2007
    • 03:00 AM
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