Gastrointestinal parasites, i.e. tape worms. Body arthropods, i.e. scabbies.
Well first of all if you have a helminth infection it should be treated with anti-helminth drugs. The most popular are mebendizole and albenza. Before treating you need to find out the extent of the infection. They can get in your eyes, brain and spine. These areas should be surgically fixed before treatment. When they die, depending on what your infected with, they turn into calcified cysts. Also along with the medication you should be given a steroid to fight inflammation. Dextramethisone has been shown to work the best with mebendizole but prednisone works well also. I had take it for almost two years. I was treated with both albenza and mebendizole. But because I was treated before the extent of my infestation was realized I suffered and am suffering major complications. I had to have neurosurgery done to my spine and may have to have brain surgery. I may die, the doctors are not sure. I have suffered 5 seizures and bacterial arthritus. I spent over a year in bed and have had 4 surgeries in the last 9 months. Don't take anything until the verdict is in on what species you have. I had three, hookworm, hydatid tapeworm and taenia solium ( pork tapeworm ) they are from my head to my feet. Good luck, took me over a year to get a doctor that didn't have his/her head up there ass. You have to be your own best advocate when it comes to doctors. If you feel something isn't right say it. Do your research but don't self diagnose. They can do many tests such as western blot, ellisa tests. Stool samples are a waste of time. Demand serologic tests.
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