In adults often pinworm and roundworm. There may also be different types of tapeworms that treat tapeworms. In any case, if you have symptoms of helminthiasis should immediately consult a doctor who will prescribe an effective treatment.
There are several sources of contamination of the body by helminths:
The main route of infection with worms is considered to be fecal-oral. In this case, helminth eggs enter the human organism with food or water. Quite rare helminthic infestations occur during insect bites.
Signs of infection are directly dependent on the localization of worms in the body. The largest colonies of parasites – ascarids, pinworms, tapeworms – are found in the intestine, however, some helminths are able to move through the body. For example, roundworm can first get into the stomach and from there through the blood reach the lungs or the liver. There they develop for three weeks, and then again enter the intestine or the stomach.
Pinworms are often located in the anus, causing intense itching. In women they can also be localized in the genitals. Parasites such as cat Fluke, or liver parasite, often live in the liver and pancreas. Parasites can attack the muscles and bones, and tsepni – penetrate even into the brain. Also, some types of worms can reside in the respiratory tract causing a persistent cough.
Depending on the localization result in the following symptoms of helminthiasis:
To detect worms in the adult human body, the most commonly used special method. This study is the analysis of a feces on eggs of helminths, which are parasitic in the digestive system. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to obtain absolute results, as not all worms lay eggs systematically.
Through this study could clearly identify the parts of the bodies of the worms and their eggs. In the result, it is possible not only to diagnose helminth infections, but also to determine the type of detected parasites.
If there is any suspicion that the localization of helminths in the lungs, is shown an x-ray. In addition, performed the examination of the sputum. To detect parasites in the liver, brain or kidney, performed CT or ultrasound. For the diagnosis of helminths in the blood making the blood. Also for this purpose can be carried out immunological tests.
To therapy was the most effective, you need to consult a doctor and strictly follow his recommendations. Specialist prescribes treatment only on the basis of test results. To make their own preparations against worms because they have a toxic effect on the human body. In addition, note that when the different worms require different treatment regimens. Equally important when choosing the dosage of the drug is the age and weight of the person.
Many drugs ineffective against larvae and eggs of worms. In addition, there is a fairly high risk of infestation. So after 2-3 weeks, the therapy must be repeated.
Among folk remedies for combating helminths secrete pumpkin seeds and the herb tansy. Seeds should be cleaned yourself to save and eat a thin film located between the seed and the peel.
For getting rid of worms 300 g this product must be crushed, mix with honey and eat it. Do it best in the morning hours. Then you need 3-4 hours to abstain from food. After this time you will need to do an enema. The treatment can be repeated in a couple of weeks.
One of the most popular means of worms tansy is. To prepare the broth 3 tablespoons herbs, pour a glass of boiling water and leave for 1 hour, then drain. The skin should drink 3-4 times a day a tablespoon.
To cope with the toxins and to destroy the worms will help products that have a bitter taste. For these purposes, it is recommended to use wormwood and cloves. In addition, almost all worms can not tolerate acidic environment. So to cope with worms by inclusion in the diet of sauerkraut, Apple cider vinegar, natural juices from acidic fruits and vegetables.
If there is a suspicion of the presence of worms in the body, it is necessary to include in the diet of a large number of fresh carrots. Also very useful to drink natural juice and infusion of birch buds. For its preparation a teaspoon of raw pour a glass of water and heat on a steam bath for half an hour. Two hours later the infusion is ready to use. It is recommended to take half a glass means twice a day. The course of treatment – 1 week.
To not have to deal with the unpleasant consequences of helminth infection, it is recommended to perform preventive measures. To do this is to abandon the use of raw water from springs or wells. You can drink only boiled or filtered water.
After contact with the ground hands need a good wash with soap and water. Not less carefully it is necessary to wash the vegetables, herbs, fruits and berries. It is very important to thoroughly heat treatment meat, fish and poultry. It is not recommended to eat dried, salted or raw products containing the blood.
After bathing in the waters, it is necessary to take a shower. Do not allow Pets to lick your hands or face, because their language can be helminth eggs. After contact with animals should wash their hands. In addition, you should adhere to antiparasitic cleaning pet.
From worms no one is immune, and of course, pregnant women are no exception. Moreover, during pregnancy the immune system is significantly weakened, and therefore the threat of development of helminth infections increases. To avoid this, you should pay attention to prevention of disease – it is good to wash your hands after using the toilet or contact with animals, to carefully handle the vegetables, herbs and fruits before eating.
If the infection still occurred, you should immediately consult a doctor. During pregnancy, you can take not every drug of the worms. During this period, allowed only the use of piperazine. When infected with parasites, the dosage is 1.5-2 g, the treatment course is 2 days and 2 doses an hour before meals. If a pregnant woman diagnosed with pinworms, therapy should continue for 5 days, taking the drug in the same dosage.
Worms are quite common in adults, causing serious disruptions in the work of many organs and systems. To prevent the development of dangerous complications, you should deal with prevention of helminthiasis. If the parasite all-taki has got into the organism, it is necessary to consult a doctor who will prescribe an effective remedy.