Definition

Helminthiasis is a medical condition wherein a part of the body is infested with worms such as the pinworm, roundworm or tapeworm. Said parasites resides and stay in the gastrointestinal tracts, the liver and other organs

Diagnosis

Symptoms includes abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, fatigue, enlarged liver and spleen, cough, malabsorption, anemia bowel obstruction,dehydration, itchy skin, malaise and gastrointestinal inflammation among others. (David William Thomasson Crompton, Lorenzo,david William Thomasson Crompton, Lorenzo,2006).

Treatment

Treatment includes administration of Mebendazole

Symptoms

It is commonly cause by the parasitic worms such as roundworms and pinworms which resides in the intestinal tract and sometimes to other organs of the body.

Causes

Confirmation of the medical condition includes the use of endoscopy.