Ancylostomiasis

  • Parasitic infection that affects the intestines
    Symptoms may include tiredness, lack of energy, paleness and itching
  • Caused by the hookworm parasite
    Hookworm enters through a break in the skin and travels to the intestines through the blood
    Spread by contact with contaminated stool or soil
    May be mild to severe

GENERAL THERAPY

  • Increase iron and protein intake
  • Correct iron deficiency
  • Wear shoes in endemic areas
  • Wash hand regularly, especially before meals

 

 

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