What are Intestinal Worms and What are their Symptoms?
Intestitinal worms are parasites that effect the working of gastro intestinal tract very badly. Most of the worms can reside in any part of body but their presence generally occurs in intestine as it provides a favorable environment for these parasites. Tape worm, roundworm and thread worms are the most common parasites that tends to effect the proper functioning of intestine.
Symptoms Of the Presence of Intestinal Worms:
Some of the generally detectable symptoms of intestinal worms are as follows:
Allergy: Allergies are the common symptoms of intestinal worm infections. Due to worm infections, the count of white blood cells inside the body increases, thereby cause some allergies towards some food. Because of these allergies the tissues of intestine are badly effected which causes inflammation of intestine.
Anemia: Worms resides in intestine and competes for the nutrients. In this way a large quantity of food is consumed by them. When the population of worms in intestine reaches out of control then it can lead to heavy blood loss. The worms can also cause iron deficiency in patient which is also referred as anemia.
Constipation: Worms effects the proper functioning of the body organs like colon that can cause constipation.
Fatigue: The patient tends to feel very tired even after taking rest for several hours. This can affect the mental state of a person due to which symptoms of depression and anxiety can be observed.
Stomach Bloating: A number of bacteria reside in the upper intestine due to which gastric problems can occur. It can also cause stomach bloating.
Immune System Weakening: Worms decrease the ability and efficiency of immune system due to which you can suffer from very common disorders.
Other Signs: Blisters can appear inside the lower lip, restlessness and grinding of the teeth at night, wiping of nose, hyperactive, bed wetting, headaches, dark circles under the eyes, sensitive to light, gum, rectum, twitching eyelid and nose bleeding are some other signs or symptoms that confirms the presence of worms in intestine.
All the above mentioned symptoms are so common that they can closely resemble any other disorder. So you need to consult a doctor before taking any drug to avoid any kind of mistreatment.
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