It is an
parasite that comes from animals used for human consumption.
There are several types of tapeworms,
most frequent they are:
saginata, that comes from the meat of cattle and the Tapeworm solium, that causes the cisticercosis.
saginata, it is also called to him solitary, because in general an adult worm in the
of the infected person only lodges.
flatworm of the Cestoda class, is
segmented lombriz and hermafrodita, it is to say that he is male and
at the same time and whose adults are developed in the
of the human being acting like only definitive guest. This lombriz gets to measure between 5 to 10 meters in length and
in the head that uses them to pay
wall, habitually the thin
of the foods which they must be taken advantage of by the person, which causes
in the growth of the contaminated
and undernourishment, in addition to many physical annoyances.
The segments or proglótides of the tapeworm, are thrown and usually seen in the fecal matter. With aid of the
weave that they have, they can cross the anal sphincter and appear in the underclothes.
The man constitutes the only definitive guest in who the adult form can be developed. The teniasis is
that appears anywhere in the world and mainly affects to people who do not have
suitable hygiene in their foods and their hygienic habits, mainly when defecating. Also it gets to affect other people when the meat does not have
suitable sanitary control.
The parasite of the saginata tapeworm acquires
by means of meat of head of cattle badly cooked or crude that contains enquistadas larvae.
Many infected do not present / display symptoms, when they get to appear most
Upheavals of the appetite.
There are people who when defecating expel segments from the tapeworms.
The diagnosis settles down by means of in analysis of the fecal matter.
The treatment, includes antiparasitic medicines like the Niclosamida, the Praziquantel and treatments prolonged with Albendazol.
In order to prevent this parasite it is necessary:
To avoid to eat meat of cooked crude head of cattle or bad pig or.
It avoids to eat in
positions or places of doubtful hygiene.
To wash or the hands after going to the bath and before touching, eating or to ingest foods.
To avoid to defecate in culture sites or in where there is cattle or pig.
To handle with much hygiene the fecal matter of the ill people.
To take care of the indications of the
and to administer the complete medical treatment.
The content of this note is informative and it does not replace the medical diagnosis, reason why we become people in
on its use.