What is it?
Ascarias is an infection of the intestines with a parasite.
What are the symptoms?
Ascariasis usually causes no symptoms as well. If symptoms are present they may include:
- Abdominal pain.
- An ongoing cough.
- Shortness of breath.
- Nausea and vomiting.
What to expect?
If you are diagnosed with ascariasis, you can consider discussing the following subjects with your doctor:
- Do you need tests?
- What are your treatment options?
- If treatment is successful, how can you prevent contracting the disease again?