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Forum Name: Other infections
|fcfpoon - Sat Jan 03, 2009 12:56 pm||
When I wipe my anal area after finishing my stool movement in the morning, I've been noticing some strange objects. There have been some really small (about 1mm in diameter) seedlike "pellets". Sometimes it is accompanied by yellow mucous-like fluid. This morning I noticed the same thing, only this time it was bigger, about 3/4 cm in diameter, along with the yellow mucous.
This problem started ever since my perianal area began to itch 3 weeks ago (on the same day that I started to itch, I developed flu-like symptoms: soar throat, fever. I thought it was a coincidence. My doctor suspected pinworms, and that the soar throat and fever were unrelated). After taking my 1st dose of Mebendazole the itch subsided, and I've taken my 2nd dose today. But the strange objects continue to be in my stool, and I'm wondering if I have another kind of parasite infection. I do occasionally feel like something is moving in the perianal area.
Since I'm taking the medication for the pinworms, I'm not as concerned about them, but I'm more concerned about whether I've got some other parasitic infection and the seedlike pellets are a symptom of that.
|Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:31 am||
Hello,With out much hypothetizing the best course would be to get a simple stool examination,for possibly these are just fat globules.
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