Intestinal worms, also known as parasitic worms, are one of the main types of intestinal parasites. Once you’ve consumed the contaminated substance, the parasite travels into your intestine. Then they reproduce and grow in the intestine. Once they reproduce and become larger in amount and size, symptoms may appear. Children are particularly susceptible to intestinal worms. That’s because they may play in environments with contaminated soil, such as sandboxes and school playgrounds. Older adults are also at increased risk due to weakened immune systems.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 10 percent people in the developing world are infected with intestinal worms. People in developing countries are at the highest risk due to drinking water from contaminated sources and because of decreased sanitation levels.
Children often complain of stomach ache. One of the leading causes of stomach ache in children is intestinal infection, which is mostly caused by intestinal parasites such as worms. Worms tend to live in the intestine and feed off your child’s nutrition. There are different types of intestinal worms that can cause worm infections, but the most common are tapeworms, roundworms, pinworms or threadworms and hookworms. Worm infestations and related infections are common in children and are also easily treated.
You might not have any symptoms from the infection if you’re otherwise healthy, have a low parasite burden, and eat foods with plenty of iron.
If you do experience symptoms, they generally start with itchiness and a small rash caused by an allergic reaction in the area that the larvae entered your skin. This is generally followed by diarrhoea as the hookworms grow in your intestine. Other symptoms include:
As children are quite dynamic and active, they tend to come in contact with germs easily. Some of the causes of worm infections include:
Coming in contact with an infected surface such as soil containing eggs or germs at a playground or touching pets infected with worms
The best defense against ascariasis is good hygiene and common sense. Follow these tips to avoid infection:
Herbal medicines to eliminate the worm through feces is given. Some worms will be destroyed and eliminated through the feces. The herbal medicines will cleanse the intestine and even the ova and cyst present in the intestine is completely eradicated. This is a very effective treatment for killing and eliminating the worms. The bitter taste herbal are especially handled. And also colonhydrotherapy treatment is also beneficial in eliminating the worms completely. While doing the treatment worms will be visible behind the glass of the colonhydrotherapy equipment. RJR Herbal hospitals are giving a complete relief from worm infestation.