Doctors for Ascariasis in Sobermutt Galli, Hubli-Dharwad
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Ascariasis is an infection that is caused in the gastrointestinal band due to the presence and growth of round worms. The roundworms may enter the patient’s body through ingestion or dirty drinking water and food that has been exposed to nearby fecal waste. The infection caused by this parasitic worm can cause symptoms like choking, coughing, wheezing, shallow breath, and vomiting.
HOW IS ASCARIASIS DIAGNOSED?
Blood tests, stool tests, CT scan, MRI, ultrasounds or Endoscopy can be used to diagnose Ascariasis.
HOW IS ASCARIASIS TREATED?
Roundworm is usually treated with antiparasitic drugs. Medications may be advised by the doctor as a treatment. In severe cases surgery may be used to remove the worms manually.
DID YOU KNOW?
The infection is common in areas where food and drinking water aren’t safe and where they are exposed to human fecal matter