Introduction: Whipworm


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Whipworm: The name whipworm comes from the parasite's long, very thin, whiplike shape. Fertilized eggs develop outside the body, and an embryonated egg is produced in three weeks in a favorable environment; that is, warm, moist, shaded soil.1

Researching symptoms of Whipworm: Further information about the symptoms of Whipworm is available including a list of symptoms of Whipworm, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Whipworm: Various information is available about treatments available for Whipworm, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Whipworm: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Whipworm, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

Last revision: June 13, 2003

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