The symptoms of toxocariasis
People are only carriers Toxocara, so to be infected with these parasites from someone else. Toxocara enter the body from infected animals, usually dogs, under the influence of external factors. The main peak incidence occurs in summer, the risk group includes veterinarians, breeders, hunters, owners of household plots, vegetable sellers, shops, playing in the sand children.
In the human body Toxocara migrate from some organs and systems in others, so the disease is long lasting, recurrent in nature. Its symptoms depend on the intensity of infection, disease of the immune system. Cutaneous toxocariasis manifested allergic skin reactions, swelling, itching and redness at the places of accumulation of larvae. If the large number of parasites in the organism develops visceral form. Its major symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, cough, shortness of breath and other problems caused by dysfunction of the respiratory system.
The neurological form of toxocariasis appears when the parasites have penetrated the brain. There is impaired attention, difficulty reading, hyperactivity and other neurological symptoms.
How to treat toxocariasis
For the treatment of toxocarosis prescribed pills "Mebendazole", "Thiabendazole and Madamina", which will be effective for the destruction of migratory birds. Larvae in the internal organs struggles "Albendazole" ("Neosol"). In the process of treatment of the disease is necessary to monitor blood tests should also monitor the level of toxic effect of the drug on the liver. At relapse, repeated courses of therapy. In some cases, for the treatment of toxocariasis is used surgery.
When ocular toxocariasis is prescribed subconjunctival injection of "Depomedrol".
To facilitate the patient in addition to medical therapy you can use folk remedies. Popular the following recipes. You need to boil the garlic in milk and use the mixture for enemas. The rate of application should last a week. Enema should be done 1 time per day. For these procedures, you can use a decoction of tansy: 1 tbsp. spoon flowers plants, pour boiling water, pokipyatit for 10-15 minutes and strain. Children enemas do not, in such cases, you need to pour 3 tablespoons of flowers and leaves of tansy glass of boiling water and leave for one hour. The broth should give the baby 3-4 times a day for 1 tablespoon. If toxocariasis can mix 1 tablespoon of seeds of wormwood with honey and eat this mixture between meals.