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Signs of Trichinosis

Symptoms of Trichinosis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Trichinosis may include:

Note that Trichinosis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Trichinosis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Trichinosis:

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)

More Symptoms of Trichinosis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Trichinosis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Trichinosis?

The phrase "signs of Trichinosis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Trichinosis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Trichinosis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Trichinosis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Trichinosis. This medical information about signs and symptoms 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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