Gastroenterology Community
Long white worm in stool.
About This Community:

Ask questions on Gastroenterology issues: Acid Reflux (GERD), Barretts Esophagus, Colitis, Colon/Bowel Disorders, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis/ Diverticulosis, Digestive Disorders and Stomach Pain.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Long white worm in stool.

I recently had a white worm-like thing in my stool. It would hang from the anus and i would have to pull it out. It's about 8-12 inches long all together. Can anyone please help tell me what it is?
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
540310 tn?1343627720
Go see your doctor ASAP
Blank
Avatar f tn
sounds like a parasite you need to see your doctor
Blank
Avatar n tn
Probably it was a parasite. Go see doctor ASAP, they'll examine the stool sample for parasite eggs, maybe take blood test to discover if you lack vitamin B12( if its fishworm). Anyway few prescription pills should correct the issue shortly.
Blank
Avatar f tn
Thx for the detaile comment, it makes me less nervous. I beleive it is a tapeworm, do u happen to kno how long it would take to rid parasites?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Gastroenterology Community Resources