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
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 includes administration of Mebendazole
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.
Confirmation of the medical condition includes the use of endoscopy.