Worms are parasites which usually live within the gastrointestinal tract of the body. They include roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms and threadworms. Some worms can infect the bloodstream or other tissues of the body. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, nausea, weight loss, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fever/chills, and an itchy rash, depending on the type of worm. Treatments can include medication, herbal therapies, detoxification, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda and homoeopathy.
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