often causes few, or no, obvious
clinical symptoms (Heymann D., 2015).
can be light and incorporate stomach
distress (CDC, 2016).
Intestinal blockage if heavy infections occur (CDC, 2016).
Impair growth in children if heavy infections occur (CDC, 2016).
Cough (Heymann D.,2015).
Fever (Heymann D.,2015).
How it affects,
what body system
noticeably contaminated with Ascariasis after inadvertently ingesting the eggs
of the Ascaris lumbricoides
can be found in soil defiled by human feces or uncooked sustenance debased by
soil that contain roundworm eggs.
can likewise be passed straightforwardly from individual to individual.
the Ascaris lumbricoides roundworm
replicates inside digestive system.
first being forth in the digestive tract.
at that point travel through circulatory system to lungs.
to developing, the roundworms leave lungs and go to throat.
up or swallow the roundworms in throat. The worms that are gulped will fly out
back to digestive system.
system, the worms will mate and lay more eggs.
proceeds. A few eggs are discharged through feces. Different eggs bring forth
and come back to the lungs.
contact with soil that might be debased with human feces.
good hygienic habits in young children.
hands with soap and warm water before taking care of food.
peel, or cook every single crude vegetable and natural products before eating, especially
those that have been grown in soil that has been treated with manure.
the public in the use of proper toilet facilities and particularly for the
satisfactory facilities for proper disposal of feces.
to CDC treatment for Ascariasis)
medications (drugs that rid the body of parasitic worms)
are generally treated for 1–3 days.
children are often treated through school-health programs.
children and pregnant women at visits to health clinics.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ascaris is an intestinal parasite of humans. It is
also the most common human worm infection. The larvae and adult worms live in
the small intestine and can cause intestinal disease.
of modern cleanliness and sanitation framework.
of human feces for manure.
or visiting a warm atmosphere.
to an environment where soil may be ingested.
Age group, gender,
Group most affected
in environments with warm, moist climates, and where personal hygiene and
sanitation are poor.
human feces as fertilizer adds to the risk.
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