Signals To Deworm [Nurses Diaries]

      Signals To Deworm [Nurses diaries]

      Signals to Deworm: Deworming is the use of anthelminic drug to get rid of parasitic worms or intestinal worms from the body.

      Parasitic worms or their eggs are common  in unhygienic places. They contaminate foods and water. When you consume food or water contaminated with parasitic larvae or egg, they gets into the intestines and their cycle continues.

      They can lay thousands of eggs within a day, and these eggs and worms all depends on the affected person for their survival.

      They develop into worms and begin to multiply in your intestines. Children who play in sand or people who walk bare footed, especially during rain season are at more risk./ Signals to deworm

      When you have a child who claws or play in the sand, it advisable to deworm the child every 3 months. Worm infestation can negatively affect your child’s health.

      Worm infestation do not manifest on time. You may only get to know about it after it has become life threatening./ Signals to deworm

      Parasites in the organs of the digestive system can cause;

      *Long-term damage to the liver,

      *Liver abscess,


      *Cancer of the intestine,

      *Bleeding in the stomach and intestines,

      *Fluid accumulation in the abdomen (ascites),


      *They also often provoke the development of chronic kidney disease

      *Inflammation of the brain and meninges.

      *Vision loss.

      *Reduce body defence (immunity)

      *Lead to severe intoxication

      *Severe allergic reactions.

      This is a common disease, 90% of people keep parasites in their bodies. Without urgent medical care a fatal outcome is possible./ Signals to deworm

      How do I know it’s time to deworm?

      *Loss of appetite

      See also: Early Warning Signs of Inflammatory Breast Cancer

      *Rashes: When you have worms, you are likely to get reddish skin rashes that might also be itchy

      *Itchy anus

      *Unexplained weight loss

      *Worms in stool

      *Hunger after eating.

      *Disturbed sleep

      *Abdominal pain



      *Bloody stool

      Deworm regularly to avoid any unwanted complications.


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