Subject: Suspected parasite
December 14, 2015 3:55 pm
Hello, can you help me find the name of this strange looking thing in my 5yr olds stools? He’s had strong stomach pain since November 28 and pediatrician seems to think its just roughage and that he just has oxymorons. It measures about 1cm or more, has a forked tail and it seems to have 2 teeth like structures at the front. He’s been treated with lomper but stomach pain persists still today. Now he’s also getting itchy pimple like button with center. Not sure if that’s just chicken pox or associated with that parasite. My husband travelled about month ago to Eritrea. Not sure if has any connection or if this thing is local.
Grateful for any info you can provide me with.
Signature: Worried mom
Dear Worried Mom,
We empathize with your situation, but we haven’t the medical credentials to diagnose this alleged internal parasite. While we refrain from providing any medical advice in similar situations, we have a robust community of sufferers who freely share home remedies. We must clarify that we accept no responsibility for side effects of ingesting kerosene or any other cures that are provided in our comment section.