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Complications of Whipworm

Complications list for Whipworm:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Whipworm includes:

See also the symptoms of Whipworm and Whipworm: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Whipworm from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Whipworm and Whipworm: Introduction.

Complications of Whipworm:

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Both infections may self-cure after the larvae have matured into adults or may require anthelmintic treatment. In severe cases, surgical removal may be necessary. Allergic symptoms (especially but not exclusively of the asthmatic sort) are common in long-lasting infections or upon reinfection in ascariasis. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

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

Severe infections in young children can result in serious disease with bloody diarrhea and a condition called rectal prolapse. (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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About complications:

Complications of Whipworm are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Whipworm. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Whipworm and complications of Whipworm is unclear or arbitrary.


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