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"I'm giving up raw foods" says Thai man who removed HUGE tapeworm from himself

 

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A Bangkok man who moved with his family to the north east of Thailand said he is giving up eating raw foods after passing tapeworms. 

 

Sanook described in graphic detail how Krissada, 44, a photographer was on his loo when what looked like noodles started appearing in the bowl. 

 

Reporters went to Udon Thani where they met the Facebook poster who said he was raised in Bangkok but had moved north east with his wife and four kids to look after his in-laws. 

 

Everything had been OK for eight months until he had his appendix out at the beginning of December. Two days later he passed the tapeworms after suffering from a bad stomach the night before. 

 

That was it for eating "suk suk dip dip" (raw foods) he said. 

 

Source: Sanook

 

 

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At least the worms Privacy was maintained, by the blurred photos! Even if it leaves the fella a victim of a faceless inside job... 

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I had something similar inside me probably as a result of my liking for Larb and Nam Tok, combined with my moo ping cravings with friends in Udon Thani over many years. This appears to be a beef tapeworm, found mostly in Thailand, China, Philippines and Cambodia. 

 

It is not common in my home country of NZ, though very common in Isaan. They had to give me special medicine from the exotic illness specialist, and the worm I had in me was around 2.5 meters long. I could feel it moving around inside me at night, and at times it would move creating severe stomach pains. The eggs (which look like small rice noodles but walk themselves and can expand from <0.5cm out to 3cm or so would come out of me when I showered each day, it was horrifying knowing traditional worm tablets had nothing but a temporary stunning effect on the worm, stopping it moving inside me and causing it to expel eggs from my body but not killing the actual parasite. 

 

My General Practitioner in New Zealand doctor ignored me for a year, even tearing into me when I bought a live sample into the surgery (bagged and sanitised) and refused to accept it. As a result, this thing lived in me for a further year. It was not until I demanded to see another doctor for a second opinion that my issue was rapidly diagnosed.

 

Beef tapeworm are ingested from raw meat, or uncooked meat as common in larb, nam tok, or satay that is not cooked long enough. They feed off protein in the body, it would have had a field day with me as I eat up to 1kg of steak and chicken each day as part of my health and fitness regime. They can live in the body for up to 20 years and grow incredibly long. 

 

Do take worm tablets, I have started taking them 6 monthly after my experiences. If you have worms that aren't being killed off by traditional worm tablets, see a doctor fast. 

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Easy enough to treat. One dose of anthelmintics would clear them out. Don’t pull them out as the head will be left behind to grow again. 
wash raw food to diminish the chances of ingesting the eggs. 

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The results of eating meat and uncooked muck, serves him right, The GhostWithin story sounds more like the Alien within, horrible.

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Tiny worms leave my biggest cat every day , worming tablets don't seem to work. I feel reasonably safe though as I have no intentions of cooking and eating the cat.

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1 hour ago, Orton Rd said:

The results of eating meat and uncooked muck, serves him right, The GhostWithin story sounds more like the Alien within, horrible.

The growing popularity of sushi could fuel a rise in deadly parasitic worm infections, doctors have warned. Raw fish can carry tiny worms that bury into the human gut if eaten, a condition known as anisakiasis, which can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting and fever.

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26 minutes ago, Andrew65 said:

The growing popularity of sushi could fuel a rise in deadly parasitic worm infections, doctors have warned. Raw fish can carry tiny worms that bury into the human gut if eaten, a condition known as anisakiasis, which can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting and fever.

Properly prepared sushi is a non issue. 

Any reputable sushi restraunt serves fish flash frozen to kill any parasites. 

 

Likewise for fish sold as sushi grade. 

 

Oh, nice use of bold. 

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4 hours ago, TheGhostWithin said:

I had something similar inside me probably as a result of my liking for Larb and Nam Tok, combined with my moo ping cravings with friends in Udon Thani over many years. This appears to be a beef tapeworm, found mostly in Thailand, China, Philippines and Cambodia. 

 

It is not common in my home country of NZ, though very common in Isaan. They had to give me special medicine from the exotic illness specialist, and the worm I had in me was around 2.5 meters long. I could feel it moving around inside me at night, and at times it would move creating severe stomach pains. The eggs (which look like small rice noodles but walk themselves and can expand from <0.5cm out to 3cm or so would come out of me when I showered each day, it was horrifying knowing traditional worm tablets had nothing but a temporary stunning effect on the worm, stopping it moving inside me and causing it to expel eggs from my body but not killing the actual parasite. 

 

My General Practitioner in New Zealand doctor ignored me for a year, even tearing into me when I bought a live sample into the surgery (bagged and sanitised) and refused to accept it. As a result, this thing lived in me for a further year. It was not until I demanded to see another doctor for a second opinion that my issue was rapidly diagnosed.

 

Beef tapeworm are ingested from raw meat, or uncooked meat as common in larb, nam tok, or satay that is not cooked long enough. They feed off protein in the body, it would have had a field day with me as I eat up to 1kg of steak and chicken each day as part of my health and fitness regime. They can live in the body for up to 20 years and grow incredibly long. 

 

Do take worm tablets, I have started taking them 6 monthly after my experiences. If you have worms that aren't being killed off by traditional worm tablets, see a doctor fast. 

User name checks out. 

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1 minute ago, metempsychotic said:

Properly prepared sushi is a non issue. 

Any reputable sushi restraunt serves fish flash frozen to kill any parasites. 

 

Likewise for fish sold as sushi grade. 

 

Oh, nice use of bold. 

Oh, nice use of bold. 

That's just from where I copied & pasted it from.

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