Stomach worms are a common problem that can lead to various complications.
There are many worms that reach the stomach.
Usually, such infections are mild and can be treated with medication.
However, in most cases, people are not aware that they have stomach worms, so knowing about their symptoms can be helpful in this regard.
Abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting or nausea, gas, bloating, fatigue, unexplained changes in body weight and abdominal stiffness are common symptoms of stomach worms.
There is also a complaint of dysentery when there are worms in the stomach, during which blood and mucus are seen in the stool.
Often there are no symptoms for years.
Why are there stomach bugs?
Stomach bugs are often caused by eating meat that is not properly cooked.
Apart from this, contaminated water, eating soil, poor drainage system and not taking care of hygiene also increase the risk of stomach worms.
Factors that increase risk
This is more likely in children because they like to play in the mud.
Elderly people are also at increased risk of this problem due to their weakened immune system.
Note: This article is based on details published in medical journals, readers must consult their physician in this regard.