Parasites in humans - symptoms, treatment

The presence of parasites in the body leads to serious health consequences. These include the development of allergies, General fatigue and reduced immune defence, condition of hypovitaminosis and anaemia, and disorders of the nervous system, neuroses, insomnia and poor appetite. To eliminate all these symptoms able proper treatment, directed against parasites, their larvae and eggs, as well as the use of drugs that restore the metabolic processes disturbed by the presence in the body of uninvited guests.

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Getting rid of parasites: General principles

First of all, the treatment aims to completely rid the body of worms and their larvae. If the body remains at least one parasite, it can lead to re-infection. Only one medicine can not do, and this is due to the fact that many parasites are transmitted through dirty hands. In this regard, even if the patient drank a remedy for parasites, but it ignores the rules of personal hygiene and are constantly in contact again with the source of the parasites (people or animals), could be quickly re-infected.

Therefore, treatment of parasites consists of two mandatory components:

  • The use of means of parasites, to remove them from the body.
  • The prevention of re-infection (personal hygiene, disinfection of houses, personal belongings and surfaces, treatment of all family members, Pets).

In addition, there is often a need for additional therapy of the disorders that caused the parasite to its stay in the body.

Treatment against parasites

The mainstay of treatment against parasites that have been detected in the body, this medication against parasites. These medicines can act like adults, and their eggs and larvae. The selection of drugs against parasites should be dealt with exclusively by the doctor after receiving the results of all required examinations and evaluation of the General condition of the patient. Self-administration of funds from the parasites for the treatment and prevention of worms is prohibited, and this is due to several factors. First, all drugs against parasites are a special group of chemotherapeutic agents, they expressed a powerful toxic effects for living organisms. And the human body in this respect is no exception. A wrong dosage or the selection of drugs can damage the liver or kidneys at the same time, committed will not harm the parasite.

Secondly, the doctor calculates the dose based on age and weight, using the drug against parasites short course and the maximum allowable and safe dosage.

Thirdly, the results of the analysis of the selected remedy for parasites, which is effective in this case, since the different types of worms (as well as their larvae and eggs) are dying from various types of drugs.

Means parasites: classification of drugs

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Drugs that affect parasites and their larval forms, eggs, separated, depending on the impact on those or other groups of worms, a few classes.

The first group is a means of parasites that affect the class of nematodes. They are divided into two subclasses:

  • Drugs that are active against intestinal nematodes.
  • Drugs that act on the species of extraintestinal nematodes.

The second group includes drugs that have an adverse effect in respect of the class cestodes. They are also divided into two subgroups:

  • Medicines which act on the parasites of the intestine.
  • Drugs that lead to the destruction of cestodes outside of the lumen of the intestine.

The third group includes all those drugs against parasites that affect the trematodes. They are also divided into subcategories:

  • Medicines which act on the parasites of the intestine.
  • Drugs that lead to the destruction of cestodes outside of the lumen of the intestine.

A special place is occupied by preparations of the fourth group, which belong to broad-spectrum. This means that such a remedy against parasites is effective against most worms.

Complementary therapy: treatment of allergies, General well-being

In addition to treatment against parasites, often used medications to improve the condition of patients, normalization of well-being and restorative effect. In addition, due to the strong sensitization of the organism when infected with parasites, also shows the treatment of Allergy specific remedies. Allergies occur in response to penetration and reproduction of parasites, alien to the body, it can worsen in the period of mass death of parasites. Therefore, antihistamines are sometimes assigned as prevention of exacerbations of Allergy during the treatment of helminthiasis.

To remove toxicity, to bring waste products and antigens of parasites, especially if there is a severe Allergy, in patients receiving de-worming drugs shown concurrent administration of antihistamines and sorbents. And special therapy against allergies begin about three days prior to taking the medication and continue for at least 5 days after it.

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Lesson often leads to disruption of the microbial flora of the intestine, therefore recommended for the restoration of normal biocenosis consume dairy products, plant food and a preventive course of probiotics. At the time of treatment should be excluded from the diet irritating, heavy foods, dense foods and excess protein. The most useful are soups and light vegetable stews, cereal, and milk products. It is important to consume plenty of fluids to actively remove toxins from the body.