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Tapeworm infection is the infestation of the digestive tract by a species of parasitic cestodal ... Among the most common tapeworms in humans are the pork tapeworm (T. solium), the beef tapeworm (T....

Tapeworms in Humans: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments - WebMD

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Eating undercooked meat from infected animals is the main cause of tapeworm infection in people. Although tapeworms in humans usually cause few symptoms  ...

Tapeworm infection Symptoms - Mayo Clinic

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Many people with intestinal tapeworm infection have no symptoms. If you do feel the effects, your symptoms will depend on the type of tapeworm you have and ...

Tapeworms | Pets & Parasites: The Pet Owner's Parasite Resource

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Tapeworms are long, flat worms that attach themselves to your dog's (or cat's) ... Certain tapeworms found in dogs or cats may cause serious disease in humans.

Tapeworms: Symptoms in humans and how to avoid getting infected ...

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Nov 11, 2015 ... Human infection is often caused by the inadvertent consumption of the tapeworm's eggs through poor hygiene, food, water, raw pork, beef and ...

Taeniasis FAQs - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Taeniasis in humans is a parasitic infection caused by the tapeworm species Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm), Taenia solium (pork tapeworm), and Taenia ...

Tapeworm infections - Symptoms - NHS Choices

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People are often unaware they have a tapeworm infection. They may have no symptoms or only very few symptoms, which are usually general.

Tapeworm infection - beef or pork: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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In the human intestine, the young form of the tapeworm from the infected meat ( larva) develops into the adult tapeworm. A tapeworm can grow to longer than 12  ...

Tapeworm Infection - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer Version

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Tapeworm infection of the intestine occurs mainly when people eat raw or undercooked contaminated pork, beef, or freshwater fish or, for the dwarf tapeworm, ...

Taenia Solium (Pork Tapeworm) Infection and Cysticercosis ...

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Cysticercosis is infection with larvae of T. solium, which develops after ingestion of ova excreted in human feces. Adult worms may cause mild GI symptoms or ...

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Tapeworm infection - Mayo Clinic

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Tapeworm infection is caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with tapeworm eggs or larvae. If you ingest certain tapeworm eggs, they can migrate ...

Tapeworms: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News ...

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Sep 16, 2015 ... A human who has a tapeworm will need treatment to get rid of it. ... The most common tapeworms to infect humans in Western Europe and ...

Tapeworms: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Live Science

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Feb 3, 2016 ... The medical term for a parasitic infection of tapeworms in humans is taeniasis. Taeniasis can develop into cysticercosis, which is an infection of ...