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Helminth infections

Helminth infections: Introduction

Helminth infections: The infection by a parasitic worm. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Helminth infections is available below.

Symptoms of Helminth infections

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Helminth infections: Deaths

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Causes of Helminth infections

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Disease Topics Related To Helminth infections

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Helminth infections: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Helminth infections

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer,...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Helminth infections

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Helminth infections: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Helminth infections

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Prognosis for Helminth infections

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Definitions of Helminth infections:

Diseases caused by parasitic worms of the helminth class. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Helminth infections is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Helminth infections, or a subtype of Helminth infections, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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