Whipworm

Birdie birdies at ix.netcom.com
Sat Nov 1 21:11:18 EST 1997


William Reeder wrote:
 
> Birdie - whipworms are found in the large intestine not the small
> intestine.  The burrow their heads into the lining of the large intestine
> and have their entire bodies hanging out.  If she was scoped they could
> not be missed, especially if she had a heavy enough infection to be
> symptomatic.

Which is why they scoped her lower GI - 

They now want to do a complete upper and lower.

The doctor thinks they could be in the upper GI.

Birdie



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