How to find worms in a child
Worm infestation in children - is quite often the case, because kids tend to learn things on the palate, pull your hands in your mouth and pay greater attention to animals, which are one of the sources of infection. Confirm your suspicions can only be by means of laboratory diagnosis. However, you can suggest your own parasites and on a number of grounds.
Instruction how to find worms in a child
Symptoms of infection with intestinal worms in children may not appear immediately and parasitosis often begins to manifest itself first problems with digestion. This can be understood if the once normal appetite in a child suddenly disappeared or vice versa became elevated, increased craving for sweets, there were frequent abdominal pain, diarrhea alternating with constipation, nausea worried.
Delete the suspected presence of worms in the child only after inspection. And it is better not to delay, because as the breeding of parasites will be permanently poisoned body of toxins. As a result, the baby becomes irritable, aggressive, lethargic, anemic. And due to the absorption of nutrients needed even physically weak for development and growth.
To suggest a specific type of helminths, pay attention to the expression of the characteristic signs of worms. And for this purpose, observe the child, not only during the day but during the night. Several symptoms manifest it at night.
If the kid bothering itching genitals and the anus, there was gnashing of teeth during sleep, bedwetting happens and drooling, examine the child on enterobiosis - pinworm infection. This type of parasite is one of the most common in children's groups. To hand over the reliability of the diagnosis of feces for several days with a short interval. The need for re-diagnosis disappears only for a positive result.
With frequent spastic pain in the navel, diarrhea or constipation, nausea, poor appetite, irritability, malaise, pallor of the skin and weight loss or addition of a minor, chronic cough and runny nose inspect child to ascariasis. Infection with Ascaris roundworms - not less common disease, especially in the summer. To confirm the diagnosis turn in feces for 3 weeks.
If a child often show signs of digestive disorders accompanied by headache, dizziness, cramps and fainting exclude primarily food poisoning. To do this, call your doctor. After stabilization, in any case, examine the baby at trichocephalosis or whipworm infection.
If the baby is frequently complain of pain in the upper right side or in the chest and, in addition, became pale, irritable, gets tired quickly, not eating, not gaining weight or even lose weight, check it for hydatid disease. This disease is often masked by the disease to other organs and because of this many years can not be identified.