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Posted by: Cindy | 2009-04-17

Deworming - black flat pip looking

I dewormed myself two days ago and today when I went to the toilet I discovered something in my faecias that looks like a watermelon pip that is flat and black in colour and also I have mucus like substance as well. Is it anything to be concerned about or should I deworm myself again? Please help!

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Cindy

Deworming yourself every six months is more than sufficient and you should not be too concerned. To determine what it was in your faecies, I suggest that you send a sample of your faecies away for analysis.

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Posted by: Disney!!! | 2009-04-18

I believe that any stool that has mucous on it could be serious.It would be advisable for you to see your GP.

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