The task of how to remove worms from a person arises when they are discovered. They can sometimes be seen after a bowel movement. Other cases are detected only by sophisticated laboratory tests. It is always important to know exactly the type of helminth in order to treat it effectively. Methods of treating worms are different: you can see a doctor, quickly get rid of helminths, or you can be treated for a long time with folk methods at home.
How doctors treat
How to remove worms, doctors know better - parasitologists or infectious disease specialists. These are specialists who prescribe pills for treatment after an exam. All drugs intended for the treatment of helminths have two purposes of use:
- Because his downfall.
- remove from the human body.
Anthelmintic tablets are divided according to the type of worms on which they act. These are drugs that affect roundworms (roundworms), flatworms, cysts (larvae of flatworms), extraintestinal representatives (for example, a liver fluke).
Tablets to remove tape or extraintestinal worms are toxic not only to the helminth organism. They cause serious changes in the body of an adult, are often contraindicated in children and are not used for home treatment. To have the desired result, the intake of such drugs must be long-term.
It is possible to remove worms with its use only under the supervision of a hospital doctor. These pills do not necessarily kill parasites. They can temporarily paralyze you or stop reproducing.
After the death of any helminth, its stay in the tissues or in the intestinal lumen causes further poisoning of the body. How to remove worms in this case quickly, the attending specialist will advise. Epsom or Glauber salt is usually used shortly after treatment with a drug that is toxic to the human body (after 3 hours).
After determining an adult roundworm (for example, ascaris), the doctor prescribes pills for home treatment. Medications that act on various types of worms are used. Treatment regimens are used different depending on the type of helminths.
With ascaris, piperazine-based drugs are taken 1-2 days twice a day (the dose is selected depending on age). With pinworms - 5 days in the same doses in three courses with a break of a week. When treating an adult for pinworms, they can be reinfected at home if the following conditions are not met:
- Daily change of sheets, washing with ironing with hot iron.
- Heat treatment of any food (vegetables, fruits, greens are poured with boiling water).
- Wash your hands well before eating (snack). At home, you can do night cleansing enemas during the treatment period. This rids the rectum of worms.
What is possible in an "interesting position"
Pregnant women up to 5 months use a proven method of eliminating helminths for a week with the help of oxygen. The gas is injected into the stomach daily on an empty stomach, 1500 ml over 15 minutes. For insertion, a nasal catheter (a thin plastic tube inserted into the stomach) is used.
After the introduction of oxygen, you need to lie down for 2 hours. If two days after the start of treatment there was no stool, do a cleansing enema. The oxygen therapy method is especially effective in case of intestinal worm infection.
From pinworms, expectant mothers are not prescribed special treatment. Due to the short life cycle of these worms (eggs 6-8 hours after hatching can cause reinfestation) a proven tactic is a woman's adherence to hygiene recommendations. The main thing to do at home is to prevent the possibility of reinfection. For this you need:
- Wash hands before eating.
- Change bed linen every day in the morning, in the evening, wash, iron.
- Use thermally processed foods.
- Wash your hands after changing clothes.
The procedure takes several days, ideally one day. How to remove worms in other ways, you need to consult a doctor, self-treatment can harm the child.
Proven methods of expelling helminths include the use of plant materials. These are tansy, wormwood (tsitvarnaya), pumpkin seeds.
An infusion of tansy flowers is prepared as a tea, which is used for infection with pinworms. Dry raw materials take 1 tbsp. spoon for 200 ml of boiling water. Take 1 tbsp. teaspoon of infusion 3 times a day. The infusion is contraindicated for pregnant women.
Wormwood flowers are used as a dry powder for ascariasis. Adults should take 5 g per dose 2 days 3 times before meals. On the eve of using the powder and after its completion, take a saline laxative. It should not be used by pregnant women.
Pumpkin seeds are a proven method of getting rid of tapeworms when medications are contraindicated or not well tolerated. 2 days before starting to take the "delicacy", an enema is performed in the morning, and a saline laxative in the evening. The day of the pumpkin treatment begins with intestinal cleansing. The seeds are taken in 2 ways:
- On an empty stomach, you need to eat 300 g of peeled seeds (with a green film) in 30-40 minutes. You can crush them, mix them with honey. Lie down for 3 hours, take a saline laxative. After 30 minutes, an enema is administered, regardless of the presence of feces. You can eat when a stool appears (independent or with an enema).
- 500 g of unpeeled pumpkin seeds are passed through a meat grinder or crushed with a blender, poured with 1 liter of water. Boil for 2 hours, remove the fatty film, filter. The resulting broth must be drunk within 30 minutes. After 2 hours, a saline laxative is used.
The elimination of helminths can be done by different methods. All can give good results. Careful implementation of the recommendations of a specialist after clarifying the type of worms will lead to success.