Foul Smelling Stools And Worms In Stool

Reviewed on 12/1/2020

Your symptoms can occur with different digestive conditions, but the finding of worms in the stool is typical of a pinworm or Ascaris infestation. Worms in the stool require medical treatment. If you develop this symptom, visit a healthcare provider to determine the exact cause and best treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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