Insidious worms: symptoms in a child and an adult
All parents care about the health of their children. But, as you know, small children can be anywhere and anytime. Often, knowledge of the world is inseparable from too close contact with nature, and as a result - the need for a whole course of treatment for various diseases.
Probably, there is not a single person who has neitheronce in life there were no worms. This phenomenon, according to doctors, gains a giant size, like a catastrophe. That is why, no matter how much the topic is discussed, it will not be superfluous to once again raise the "hellish" theme.
What are worms? These worms (helminths), living in human or animal body, its existence and activities causing painful damage to both specific organs and the whole organism. As a rule, the human body most often suffers from pinworms and ascarids (roundworms), as well as tapeworms (tapeworms).
The most common ways of getting worms into the human body are as follows: dirty vegetables and fruits, unwashed hands, raw water, poorly processed food.
How to determine the child's worms? To date, the only reliable way to find out about the presence of uninvited guests in the body is collecting and analyzing feces.
Of course, there are some signs thatmay suggest the presence of an infection called worms. Symptoms in a child may be barely visible, and may indicate the presence of some other disease, but, nevertheless, do not ignore them.
Worms: symptoms in a child and an adult.
Unfortunately, even on the condition of the highest levelhygiene and proper culinary processing of food, there is a chance of catching helminths. It can happen anywhere: in the transport, the store, on the playground, etc. The presence of such an undesirable phenomenon as worms (the symptoms in a child are the same as those of an adult), can cause serious harm to the body, so it is important to know about those signs that may indicate uninvited guests.
Determine the penetration into the bodyparasitic helminths can be on such signs: a problem chair, frequent constipation or diarrhea, dizziness, loss or weight gain, a constant feeling of hunger or lack of appetite, bad breath, bitterness, dark circles under the eyes, itching in the anus, gases , nausea, bloating. About the presence of worms in the child's body may also indicate a developmental lag, a memory disorder, a delay in puberty.
I must say that when worms appear,Symptoms in a child can be more pronounced for a number of reasons. For example, the appearance of diarrhea should alert the parents. The fact that the worms produce substances similar to hormones, which increase the excreta, making them watery. Worms parasitize in the small intestine, this provokes its inflammation, which causes flatulence.
In addition, there are other symptoms of the appearance of worms.
Painful sensations in the joints and muscles. Penetrating into the body, the worms are looking for a cozy place, can penetrate into the joint fluid or muscles, which will cause painful sensations. And since arthritis in childhood is unlikely, then the presence of parasites - is obvious.
You can specify here and allergic reactions,which can arise as a result of the isolation of toxins by helminths; skin problems (dermatitis, urticaria, eczema, etc.), even the presence of acne, seborrhea, cracks on the heels, brittle nails, early baldness and early formation of wrinkles can also be associated with parasitic actions of helminths.
How to understand that the child has worms? If you find the child's symptoms described above and suspect that the baby is sick, you should not postpone the visit to the doctor. However, the guile of worms is that at an early stage they almost do not let you know about yourself, so there is no reason to suspect a disease. Even a doctor can not always diagnose the presence of worms, the symptoms of the disease can manifest to a minimum, which does not give grounds for setting the right diagnosis.
Summing up all told, worms -parasitizing in the human body or animal worms, which can be asymptomatic for a long time in the body, causing serious harm. Despite the fact that the list of symptoms of worm infestation is huge, it is possible to diagnose the presence of parasites reliably, only on the basis of studying the analysis of feces.