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Symptoms of Whipworm

Symptoms of Whipworm

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Whipworm includes the 8 symptoms listed below:

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Whipworm: Complications

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Whipworm: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Whipworm?

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Whipworm:

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Trichuris sp. larvae do not migrate after hatching but molt and mature in the intestine. Adults are not as large as A. lumbricoides. Symptoms range from inapparent through vague digestive tract distress to emaciation with dry skin and diarrhea (usually mucoid). Toxic or allergic symptoms may also occur (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

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

This parasitic roundworm infection of the large intestine often has no symptoms, but a doctor usually can diagnose it by examining the stool and finding whipworm eggs. Heavy infections may cause intermittent stomach pain, bloody stools, diarrhea, and weight loss. (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Whipworm as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

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

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Whipworm: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Whipworm: about 2 to 3 weeks for eggs to hatch; longer before symptoms.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Whipworm. This signs and symptoms information for Whipworm has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Whipworm signs or Whipworm symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Whipworm 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 Whipworm symptoms.


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