Doctors for Cysticercosis in Lakshmi Narayan Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Cysticercosis is basically an infection that is caused because of eggs from the pork tapeworm. Those who tend to have a lot of contaminated food are at higher risks for getting the same. In most cases, there are almost no symptoms for years and the individuals continue a normal life. Others may witness stomach pain issues along with formation of lumps in certain body parts.
HOW IS CYSTICERCOSIS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of this disease is done by testing or checking the stools of the individual. Along with this, an individual may be asked to undergo X-rays and other screenings to check the spread of the tapeworms.
HOW IS CYSTICERCOSIS TREATED?
Treatment includes antibiotics along with steroids to help curtail and fight this infestation. In other cases, vaccinations are given, especially in areas that where pig farming and rearing is common. Routine inspection is also conducted for the same.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nausea and vomiting are also common symptoms of this disease.