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Hymenolepis Nana is the smallest of all tapeworms and is sometimes called the Dwarf Tapeworm. It is spread on a global level including central america, the USA, Russia, India, Argentina and many other places
Taenia Solium (Pork Tapeworm) is a type of tapeworm with a circle of hooks in the front. It is common in central America, southern Asia and Africa. It can be transmitted through larvae in undercooked pork and through eggs by poor hygiene and the worm can become 2-7 meters long in the intestines.
Do you suffer from a stressed stomach or do you have an IBS diagnosis? Then you may have a parasitic infection. There are studies showing a connection with IBS symtoms and parasitic infections. Also, they do share some of the symptoms such as stomach issues, bloating, diarrhea (sporadic or acute), constipation, flatulence, nausea and passing […]
Southeast Asian liver fluke
Opistorchis is a parasite that usually resides in the liver, urine bladder or bile duct in humans. Risks of getting infected are increase by eating raw, smoked or lightly prepared fish dishes and infections are found in both Europe as well as in Asia.
The liverfluke (Fasciola hepatica) exists on all continents except antarctica. It is widely spread in South America, Egypt and many other places around the globe, including Europe.
Snail fever (Schistosomiasis)
Snailfever or Bilharzia, also know as Shistosomiasis, is a disease caused by a fluke from the Shistosoma family.
Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) is the most common worm infection in Europe and is most common with young school children and their families. It only spreads between humans, no pets will get infected by this parasite.
Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm) belongs to the group of worms of….. The most common place to get infected is in tropical locations but the parasite in spread all over the world. A fully growm hookworm can become approx 1 cm long. Humans are the only hosts for this infection and it is seen in patients of all ages, from children to old people.
Echinococcus granulosus (Dog Tapeworm) is a little tapeworm that is spread in most parts of the world, mainly with dogs and foxes.
In order to get infected, a human has to get the worm eggs ingested through food or water.