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Hook Worm Infection

MODES OF SPREAD

  • Enter the body through the feet by penetration of skin
  • Transmitted by direct ingestion of contaminated fruits and vegetables

SYMPTOMS

  • Itching and redness of the skin where the larvae penetrated (commonly the feet).
  • Dry cough, blood-tinged sputum, wheezing and a low-grade fever when patient got infection of lungs
  • loss of appetite, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and anemia when infects the intestines

PREVENTION

  • Prevent usage of raw feces or untreated sewage as fertilizer by the farmer
  • Promoting the low cost excreta disposal systems to prevent the soil contamination

 

 

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