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Symptoms of Trichinosis

Symptoms of Trichinosis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Trichinosis includes the 50 symptoms listed below:

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Trichinosis: DPD (Excerpt)

Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, fatigue, fever, and abdominal discomfort are the first symptoms of trichinosis. Headaches, fevers, chills, cough, eye swelling, aching joints and muscle pains, itchy skin, diarrhea, or constipation follow the first symptoms. If the infection is heavy, patients may experience difficulty coordinating movements, and have heart and breathing problems. In severe cases, death can occur. (Source: excerpt from Trichinosis: DPD)

Trichinosis: DPD (Excerpt)

Symptoms may range from very mild to severe and relate to the number of infectious worms consumed in meat. Often, mild cases of trichinosis are never specifically diagnosed and are assumed to be the flu or other common illnesses. (Source: excerpt from Trichinosis: DPD)

Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

The average case of trichinosis is not severe and produces no noticeable discomfort. It can produce symptoms that are frequently overlooked or ignored a slight stomachache and achy muscles and joints. Invasion by a large number of parasites, however, produces symptoms that mimic food poisoning followed by severe "muscular rheumatism." (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Trichinosis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Trichinosis, it is also important to consider Trichinosis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Trichinosis may cause:

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Trichinosis: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Trichinosis: Abdominal symptoms can occur 1-2 days after infection. Further symptoms usually start 2-8 weeks after eating contaminated meat. (Source: excerpt from Trichinosis: DPD)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Trichinosis. This signs and symptoms information for Trichinosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Trichinosis signs or Trichinosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Trichinosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Trichinosis symptoms.

 

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