Worms is a collective term for a range of parasites that affect the digestive tract. Contamination is caused as a result of eating worm eggs. The eggs travel through the digestive system to the intestines where they hatch into worms.
The different species of worms include:
- Threadworm (or Pinworm)
- Hookworm, and
Worms are easily treatable when infection occurs, however diagnosis is usually best conducted by your doctor.
For more information contact your doctor or pharmacist.