Pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis)


Anal itching, restlessness, irritability, nervousness, poor sleep

Whipworm (Trichuris trichiura)


Abdominal pain, bloody stools, weight loss

Hookworm (Necator americanus) and (Ancylostoma duodenale)

Hookworm disease

Anemia, weakness, fatigue, physical and mental retardation in children

Threadworm (Strongyloides stercoralis)


Skin rash at site of penetration, cough, abdominal pains, weight loss

Ascaria (Ascaris lumbricoides)


Abdominal pain, live worms vomited or passed in stools

Trichinella (Trichinella spiralis)


Fever, swelling of upper eyelids, muscle soreness

Filaria (Wuchereria bancrofti) (Brugia malayi)


Fever, swelling of lymph glands, genitals, and extremities

Cestodes (tapeworms)

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