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how do u know if your child has a tape worm other than going to the hospital?

just curious to know...

 
SMALLfry05

Asked by SMALLfry05 at 3:41 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • If they are eating a lot, complain about abdominal discomfort, are not gaining weight, anemic, and have a distended belly.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:43 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • can't gain weight but eats a ton
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:42 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • he is 4 years old and he eats like i do...we can eat all day long and not gain a pound! but he looks like he has a little budah belly,eats a ton of food,hasnt gained any weight,but hes not anemic....
    SMALLfry05

    Comment by SMALLfry05 (original poster) at 3:54 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • I think not gaining weight
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 5:01 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • I think you should take him to the Dr. Why don't you want to?
    MamaAlice54

    Answer by MamaAlice54 at 8:59 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I would not think you would be able to tell for sure without seeing a dr.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 3:27 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • If you think he has a parasite you need to be getting it checked out
    imuney

    Answer by imuney at 6:28 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • im taking him on monday if i can to see whats going on,cuz people are looking at me like im a bad mom because he is so tiny....my mom said i was the same exact way when i was his age...he is very active,and eats like a pig,but he wont gain any weight....im tired of being criticized by people who dont know me or my son....it hurts my feelings when i get called a bad mom,or im told im neglecting my son....he is 4 years old and very very active.....he is just tiny
    SMALLfry05

    Comment by SMALLfry05 (original poster) at 7:39 PM on Nov. 13, 2010