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Are Worm Cocoons Dangerous to Eat?

Some worms are actually beneficial to the body, although they are not necessary for survival. Worms are packed with protein, they are a source of nourishment and food for many animals, and they may provide a fair amount of entertainment as documented in the popular book How to Eat Fried Worms. Continue reading [...]

Do Skin Parasites Exist?

Another type of worm that could possibly end up on the skin, although it cannot survive there, is the pinworm. Pinworm is easy to contract through infected food and water. Pinworms can be easily passed from an infected person to a non-infected person through bathroom stalls and dirty hands. Continue reading [...]

What is the Most Common Worm in Humans?

The adult pinworm, which is small, white and threadlike, develops in the body’s large intestine and lays its eggs in the anal region. The female pinworm can lay up to 15,000 eggs at a time. Continue reading [...]

Types of Worms that Infect Horses

The bloodworm matures in the horses' intestinal tract and then it makes its way into the intestines to lay eggs. Bloodworms can cause inflammation, aneurysms, and colic. Continue reading [...]

Home Remedies for Worms

Most herbal or home remedies should be taken orally for a minimum of two weeks. Some individuals may complain of re-infection. To help avoid this, it is very important to change your eating habits immediately. Continue reading [...]
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Pinworm Symptoms in Children

Although pinworm is more common in school-age children, adults and teens are not immune. Any individual may come in contact with pinworm after drinking water or eating food contaminated with pinworm eggs. Continue reading [...]
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