In this article, we will discuss about the Symptoms of Taeniasis. So, let’s get started.
The incubation period ranges from 8-14 weeks. Symptoms vary depending upon the parasite (tapeworm) responsible for the infection. Pork tapeworm, Beef tapeworm, and Asian tapeworm are common. Taeniasis is contacted after eating undercooked beef and pork which usually contains the larvae. Usually patient remains asymptomatic; however, in severe cases symptoms are present. Symptoms include:
Anemia (Low-eosinophilic level)
Lesion in the brain
Tumor like outgrowths
Unexplained weight loss
Constipation or Diarrhea