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What is Tapeworms?

What is Tapeworms?

A worm that can infect humans. Although the common perception of tapeworm is a worm living in the digestive system, there are various ...more »

  • Tapeworms: Parasitic worm infestation of digestive or other organs.
  • Tapeworms: A genus of large tapeworms.
    Source - Diseases Database

Tapeworms: Introduction

Types of Tapeworms:

Types of Tapeworms:

Broader types of Tapeworms:

How serious is Tapeworms?

Complications of Tapeworms: see complications of Tapeworms

What causes Tapeworms?

Causes of Tapeworms: see causes of Tapeworms
Risk factors for Tapeworms: see risk factors for Tapeworms

What are the symptoms of Tapeworms?

Symptoms of Tapeworms: see symptoms of Tapeworms

Complications of Tapeworms: see complications of Tapeworms

Can anyone else get Tapeworms?

More information: see contagiousness of Tapeworms
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tapeworms

Tapeworms: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tapeworms.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tapeworms.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tapeworms: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tapeworms.
Treatments for Tapeworms: see treatments for Tapeworms

Society issues for Tapeworms


Hospitalization statistics for Tapeworms: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Tapeworms:

  • 0% (2) of hospital consultant episodes were for taeniasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of caseds of taeniasis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for taeniasis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for taeniasis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Tapeworms:

Organs and body systems related to Tapeworms include:

Name and Aliases of Tapeworms

Main name of condition: Tapeworms

Class of Condition for Tapeworms: parasite worm

Other names or spellings for Tapeworms:

Teniasis, Taenia species Source - Diseases Database

Tapeworms: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Tapeworms:

 

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