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How Common Is Tapeworm ?           You may have heard of some people getting tapeworm infection and this may cause you to ask how common is tapeworm. In the United States, tapeworm infection is on the rise.

This is according to the National Center for Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More...

 

What Do Tapeworms In Humans Look Like ?

What Do Tapeworms In Humans Look Like

Today, the United States is seeing an increase in tapeworm infections. Many experts are attributing this to increase in immigrants from countries where tapeworm infections are endemic. However, studies have shown that tapeworm infections are present in southern part of United States where poverty is high and sanitation is not optimum. This region is primarily along the Mexican border.More...

 

What Are The Symptoms Of A Tapeworm Infection ?

What Are The Symptoms Of A Tapeworm Infection

Experts believe that most humans get tapeworms from eating undercooked or raw pork, beef, and freshwater fish. A person gets tapeworm when he eats the tapeworm eggs or larvae. However, a person can also get tapeworm infection from eating or drinking contaminated food and water. This contamination occurs when the food or water is tainted by human or animal feces containing tapeworm eggs or larvae.More...

 

How Do Tapeworms Enter The Human Body ?

How Do Tapeworms Enter The Human Body

Tapeworm infection is becoming quite common in the United States. But how do tapeworms enter the human body? How tapeworms enter the human body depends mostly on the type and quality of food that a human eats. Tapeworm eggs are present in beef and pork and if people eat undercooked beef and pork, they are likely to get tapeworm infection.More...

How Beef Tapeworms Affect Humans ?

How Beef Tapeworms Affect Humans

The scientific name for beef tape is Taenia saginata or Taeniarhynchus saginata. Cattle get tapeworm infection when they are raised by humans who are infected or when human feces are not disposed off in a hygienic manner. Although beef tapeworms are quite common in Africa, it also occurs in certain parts of Eastern Europe, the Philippines, Mexico and Latin America.More...

Are Tapeworms In Dogs Contagious To Humans ?

Are Tapeworms In Dogs Contagious To Humans

It has been seen that small children and infants can easily catch worms from house pets like dogs and cats. The reason for this very simple -- children and infants have immature immune system and they are often neglectful when it comes to personal hygiene. Therefore, it is important to teach children to always wash their hands before eating or after playing with the family pet.More...

 

How Tapeworms Are Passed ?

How Tapeworms Are Passed

The disgusting looking tapeworm got its name from its body segments that look like tiny pieces of tape. Each segment is the size of a rice grain and has the color to match the grain. However, under the microscope, a segment looks like a flattened barrel with a head on one end. The head has suckers without hooks and rod-like structure with hooks. A adult tapeworm can measure 6 inches or more.More...

Killing Tapeworms Naturally

Killing Tapeworms Naturally

Usually when people have tapeworms, they do not even realize it because they have no symptoms or the symptoms are so mild that they are dismissed. However, sometimes, tapeworm infection causes nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting and itching on or around the anus. Tapeworm infections are getting common in the US and that is why people are looking for treatment alternatives.More...

The History Of A Tapeworm

The History Of A Tapeworm

Tapeworms are disgusting no doubt but the history of a tapeworm is very intriguing and interesting. One of the things that you should know is that tapeworms are present all over the world and still scientists know very little about how and when did they first attack human beings.More...