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.
  • Diarrhoea.

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?

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