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16 Possible Causes for Occult Blood Positive, Worms in Stool

  • Trichuriasis

    […] eggs in the stool.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is unusual to find the adult worms in the stool unless the infection is quite severe with a very heavy worm burden.[med-chem.com] Worms live one to three years Worms do not invade but infection may lead to mucosal production of anti-inflammatory cytokines; this property has led to the controversial[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Colonic Polyp

    Fecal occult blood was positive on two occasions. On examination, a vague mass was palpable in the left upper quadrant of abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The follow up by stool analysis (in case positive before treatment) or by colon biopsy (in case of mucosal involvement before treatment) should be delayed for at least 6 weeks[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Polyps may be identified when performing a colonoscopy after a positive bowel cancer screening test (faecal occult blood test), for a family history of bowel cancer, for a[gastronorth.com.au]

  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease

    An obstruction of the large intestine is commonly caused by cancer, diverticulitis, or a hard lump of stool (fecal impaction).[merckmanuals.com] Rarely, a gallstone, a mass of undigested food, or a collection of parasitic worms may block other parts of the small intestine.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Crohn's Disease

    An obstruction of the large intestine is commonly caused by cancer, diverticulitis, or a hard lump of stool (fecal impaction).[merckmanuals.com] Rarely, a gallstone, a mass of undigested food, or a collection of parasitic worms may block other parts of the small intestine.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Strongyloides Stercoralis

    Stool occult blood was strongly positive. Cortisol assay was 4.40μg/dl at 8:00 A.M. and 2.05μg/dl at 4:00 P.M. ACTH was 15.91pg/ml.[kjim.org] A postoperative stool sample revealed heavy infestation with the rhabditiform larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis. The patient recovered following ivermectin treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had had a colonoscopy 6 months prior to admission because of a positive fecal occult blood test (FOBT).[doi.org]

  • Hookworm Infection

    Tapeworm sufferers may see part of the ribbon-like worm in the stool.[livestrong.com] Moreover, fecal ES levels correlated well with intestinal worm burden and could be detected in wet or dry stool samples stored for 14 days over a temperature range of -80[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infection of hookworm is confirmed by... finding hookworm in feces; early stool examinations may be negative until worms mature Infectious agents of hookworm: Ancylostoma[quizlet.com]

  • Anisakiasis

    There is usually a low-grade eosinophilia (10% or less) and a positive result for occult blood in the stool. Cases of pulmonary anisakiasis have also been reported.[med-chem.com] […] removing worms from the body[omicsonline.org] The signs and symptoms of anisakiasis are abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea, blood and mucus in stool, and mild fever.[outbreaknewstoday.com]

  • Schistosomiasis

    Stool specimens may be positive for occult blood or grossly bloody and may show parasites.[patient.info] Once mature, the worms mate and females produce eggs. Some of these eggs travel to the bladder or intestine and are passed into the urine or stool.[cdc.gov] Symptoms of schistosomiasis are caused not by the worms themselves but by the body’s reaction to the eggs.[cdc.gov]

  • Strongyloidiasis

    Stool sample analysis can result in false negatives because the worms can move into the faeces at different times.[theconversation.com] During the admission he had a 4 g hemoglobin drop and a positive occult blood test, requiring blood transfusions, IV pantoprazole, and upper endoscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stool occult blood was strongly positive. Cortisol assay was 4.40μg/dl at 8:00 A.M. and 2.05μg/dl at 4:00 P.M. ACTH was 15.91pg/ml.[doi.org]

  • Amoebiasis due to Entamoeba histolytica

    Interestingly, diagnosis of amebiasis was obtained after stool occult blood tested positive during health check in 10-odd asymptomatic cases.[idsc.nih.go.jp] CDC.com Intestinal Nematodes Infections: Diagnosis And Treatment Of Ancylostomiasis And The Clinical Features Of Trichuriasis Worms, Stillen, Horror, Tropisch, Medizin, Monster[pinterest.de] Organ Transplant, Lyme Disease #Trichomoniasis Infection #Symptoms And #Treatment - #TrichomoniasisInfection #STD #SexuallyTransmittedDiseases Common parasites in human stools[pinterest.de]

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