Whipworm infection

  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Painful or frequent defecation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Unexpected weight loss
Tests to diagnose: 

Doctor will advice the patient to take a stool test. The sample will then be sent to a laboratory.This will then be analyzed under a microscope for the presence of whipworms.


Doctor will prescribe an antiparasitic medication (albendazole and mebendazole).