Worms in humans: symptoms and treatment

Worms called parasites, which live in the human body and animals. Scientifically helminthes is marked with the worms and the disease is called helminths or worms infection.

Parasite can settle in any organ of man. In the vast majority of cases, a favorite place of helminths is the gastrointestinal tract, some of the parasites settle in the liver and in the lungs. Much less common are parasites that live in the uterus in women, for eggs and muscle tissue.

Worms in humans – a disease that provokes a number of adverse symptoms, as the worms interfere with the function of internal organs and systems, which lead to concomitant diseases, which are difficult to treat parasitic diseases.


You need to consider how to multiply worms and worms where you live? How to diagnose helminth infections, and what is the treatment for worms? And also learn what to do if a patient told me that I have settled in the body the parasite?

Worms: causes

Unfortunately, the worms the man is not rare. And infection is not dependent on the age group of the patient, gender (women's, men's and children's), compliance with basic hygiene rules.

Without a doubt, a person who cares about their health, washing vegetables and fruits, do not drink unboiled water, is less susceptible to helminthiasis, but still they are not insured. Worms can be water, meat or fish, if you say it in another way, they are almost everywhere.

Worms man to settle almost all the internal organs. Worm (as shown in the figure) can be detected in the liver, pancreas, brain, muscles and the joints, under the skin, the intestine, the number of worms in the blood.

There are the following reasons for which the people are worms in the body:

  • Parasites (including the picture) can be transmitted from one person to another person. And the most vivid example of this pathology, such as worms. This disease the eggs of pinworms are sent at high speed, and they can be in the hands of the patient, the household objects that he had touched.
  • Less common way of transmission of worms through the soil, and they came with the house, with outdoor shoes or paws of Pets.
  • Oral and fecal route. Parasite eggs can be water, food, and non-compliance with the rules of cooking, fall through the oral cavity into the body of the people.
  • In some cases, the infection can be insect bites, in this embodiment, most of the parasites live under the skin.
  • Significant risk factors for infection may be insufficient heat treatment of meat or fish products, which are parasites.

Looks like all of the above causes of infection are quite different. But they all boil down to one moment is the lack of elementary hygienic rules. Clearly, careful treatment does not protect against infection 100%, but reduce the risk of infection people can.

If talking about worms in General, we can say that the human body is a perfect living place for them, because there is a "warm, comfortable and cozy, and still are fed."

Symptoms of worms in humans

Many patients are interested in whether there are worms in me, and how to determine their presence, what symptoms indicate the presence of worms in humans? If the worms do not cause any symptoms?

Before taking into account the clinical picture of helminthiasis, it should be noted that in some situations the parasite for a long time, not to prove his presence. Either the patient having symptoms of worm infestation other pathology in the body, there is appropriate treatment, and of course, all the events to no avail.

Worms a man cause a variety of symptoms. The traditional clinical picture are disturbances of the gastrointestinal tract and the gastrointestinal tract, allergic reactions, nervous irritability, headache, General malaise, insomnia, loss of appetite, reduce body weight.

Worms can be detected by the following features:

  1. The first sign of worms is severe itching in the anal area, which grows mostly at night. The female worm crawls out of the night out, and lays eggs, the release of a certain substance, which acts irritatingly on the mucous membrane of the anus.
  2. Disorders of the digestive system of the worms. When the parasites Lodge in the intestines, then the first signs of such cohabitation is nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, pain in the abdomen and right hypochondrium.
  3. At worms disrupted the central nervous system. The process of their life cycle, parasites produce huge amounts of toxic substances, which leads to poisoning of the body, as a result, such effect adversely affects the nervous system.
  4. Worms in patients causing an allergic reaction. Worms in the hives, rash on the body, redness and peeling of the skin.
  5. The weakening of the human immune system, which leads to the development of other infectious diseases.

It is worth noting that the worms often occur headaches, dizziness, general malaise, lethargy, apathy, drowsiness or insomnia, regular constipation or diarrhea.

glichty adults

Patients said that I have parasites, but what if they are not treated? The presence of worms in the human body – it is stressful for the body, and if there is not a suitable parasite treatment, the situation has only worsened.

At worms, through the failure of internal organs and systems, broken processes in the functioning organism as a whole, which is the other concomitant diseases. And when the body of parasites live in colonies, and many adults, women develop a variety of gynecological diseases.

In addition, speaking about the worms, we can say that they can lead to most unexpected results, such as cohabitation, and it is necessarily negative. Worms can be appendicitis, bowel obstruction, etc.

Female worms can develop the following pathology:

  • Vulvovaginitis.
  • Disorders of the reproductive system.
  • Thrush in women.

On the basis of all the above, we can say that the treatment of parasites it is necessary, the worms man will lead to the most unexpected consequences.

And it often happens that the treatment of worms was successful, but the resulting disease has remained so, and require more care, and in some situations long enough.

Diagnosis of worms

How do I know if I have worms or not? The question is really irrelevant, because the prevalence of parasites. In some situations, as mentioned above, the worms inside a person can witness the typical symptoms. But it often happens that the patient gets to know the worms in the body just by running tests on the feces.

Modern medicine offers many ways through which you can answer the question whether the worms of the patient, or not. The first analysis, which is recommended by Dr. is the study of feces in the laboratory.

Analysis can help you learn worms, to detect the fragments of the worm. However, he needs to come at regular intervals, and at least three times.

If the stool sample does not allow to know the worms, then determine the worms man will help a blood test. If it is compared with the stool, it is more efficient, it allows you to not only learn about worms in the body of the patient, but represent all their views.

When these methods do not help to learn the worms (as in the picture), your doctor may recommend the following diagnostic measures:

  1. Ultrasound of the internal organs in the abdominal cavity.
  2. The X-ray.
  3. CT, MRI, biopsy.

Speaking of worms, especially pinworms, it is not as effective method of detection would be scraping the worms. The doctor will apply the tape to the anus of the patient, when moving the glass plate, and then everything has been studied in the laboratory. This method can be detected in the eggs of the worm, and to diagnose worms.

All these diagnostic methods, which will allow you to figure out whether the worms or not. According to the analysis, given the appropriate treatment.

Treatment of parasites

I have a parasite, in this case, do not ask the patient? When the disease need to take anti-parasitic drugs and treatment they only appoint a doctor, who knows about worms in the body of the patient.

If, in particular, the doctor appeals to the kind of bot, its intensity, the number of adults in the body, and the other nuances of the infection.

Parasite treatment in many cases is associated with the intake of the drug, health diet (avoiding sweets), in some situations it is necessary to take laxatives, drugs to speed up the evacuation of the parasites in the human gut.

During treatment you can't eat anything sweet, because sugar is a favorable environment for reproduction and further parasitism by helminths in the human body.

treatment of worms

If the worms in the vagina in women, it can cause serious problems in the functioning of the reproductive system. Due to worms in the vagina is eggs and reproduce.

The female worm lays eggs in the vagina, which causes thrush, candidiasis and other gynecological problems. So against the background, parasite treatment, symptomatic treatment is recommended, drugs that help restore the microflora of the vagina.

If the person said that I have parasites, then the best option to get rid of them is to go to the doctor and not to self-medicate. Because over time, which does not have the necessary skills, he can say, that I have worms and there were other diseases.

Parasitic worms in the human body is not only harmful to cohabitation, but many other diseases that they can cause. Very topical parasite treatment will not let the situation get worse and guarantee a positive outcome. Video this article will show, Sanchez, the threat of worms in children and adults.