14, the parasites that live in humans


The furniture, Wallpaper, mattresses – all of the the favorite habitat of the small, flat insects are known as bed bugs. I prefer to live in proximity to humans or Pets, so at night you don't notice out of their hiding places to feed on warm human blood.

These errors do not carry disease, but can cause an allergic reaction. If bites are hard to comb through, the wound can become infected. The treatment of the bite with an antiseptic or antihistamine.


This insect is also the source of the human blood. And, contrary to popular belief, you can live, not just in my head, but, in general, the whole body.

The cheek is the easiest to pick up by close contact with someone who you already have, and fight through a variety of means, including special shampoos.


The cause of the scabies mites, which penetrate into the skin and lay eggs there. And the infection occurs after prolonged contact with the skin of an infected person.

The symptoms of scabies include itching, rash, and scaling of the affected area of the skin. Treated with a special medication.


The parasite often enters the human body, the poorly prepared meat of pork, but also the transfer of is also possible by contact with the feces of an infected person or animal.

The parasite infects the gut and the brain, which leads to a disease that is causing the headaches. Depending on the severity of the disease, the treatment is either not possible at all, or surgical methods are to be used.

Parasites build their lives around us (and within us), and we do not suspect

Naegleria fowleri

Naegleria Snare Of The Fowler

Naegleria fowleri it is not perfect, that they live in warm freshwater, most often in South-East Asia and enters the human body after a swim, and getting water in my nose.

It causes primary amoebic meningoencephalitis – a disease that destroys the brain. Symptoms: headache, high fever, vomiting, confusion, seizures, impaired balance, and loss of consciousness. Currently there are only experimental drugs against the disease, therefore, is the survival rate with them is very low.


A group of worms (roundworm , Trichinella, pinworms, etc.). Most of them have the effect on the bowels. But one of the species that causes trichinosis, a parasite in the muscles.

The symptoms of the infections by such parasites are: abdominal pain (roundworm), loss of blood, anaemia , itching of the anus (pinworm), pain, fever, swelling of the face, redness of the eyes, skin rash (Trichinella), mucus, fluid or blood in the stool, lesions on the mucous membranes of the large intestine (whipworm).

To get rid of these parasites with the assistance of the medicines recommended by your doctor.


If, after the trips to nature, you began to pain, such symptoms as diarrhea, bloating, cramps, nausea - to the fortuneteller do not walk - to your body, definitely come by this malicious parasite. You can become infected with food and water, and by contact with the feces of an infected person or animal. Fortunately, it is possible to treat the fast and low-cost of the drug.


This parasite causes the life-threatening chagas disease. The disease is spread, specific types of bugs. The symptoms – fever, fatigue, headache, and muscle aches, rash, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, and swelling of the eyelids occur very quickly.

Chagas disease

The disease can lead to chronic diseases of the heart and the gut. The disease, which is treated with special preparations.


These parasites hit to the gut. Spread by contact with the feces of an infected person or animal. Most often, the infection is what happens when you go swimming. To cause diarrhea can last for a long time, but most often do not require treatment.

PLAZMODIUM falciparum;

Transmission of the parasite that causes malaria are mosquitoes. This type of malaria is considered to be the most dangerous and causes more deaths than all of the others.

The symptoms are similar to flu symptoms – chills, fever, and sometimes nausea and vomiting. The diagnosis requires a laboratory examination of the blood. It is important to remember that the earlier treatment is begun, the better the patient's chances of survival.


This parasite causes a disease called trichomoniasis. The majority of people infected have no symptoms. However, there may be some feeling of itchiness, a burning sensation or irritation in the genital area. The disease is treated with antibiotics.


The doctors still don't know how it is that this parasite, which affects the large intestine, it enters the body. Some of the diseases are asymptomatic, while others complain of abdominal pain, and diarrhea.

DIENTAMEBAFRAGILIS (Dientamoeba fragilis) can be found in all regions of the world. Your doctor may prescribe a specific medication to combat the microorganism.


The walk around it is perfectly at home in the flesh, and the water and cat feces. The man caused Toxoplasma diseases with a similar name - toxoplasmosis. Its symptoms sometimes resemble the flu.

Pregnant women and people with weakened immune symptoms may be more serious, such as in toxoplasmosis, may form cysts in the muscles, brain, and eyes. If necessary, treatment with medication is prescribed to you.


The disease caused by this parasite (scientific name is Dracunculus medinensis), in our time almost never happens - the dissemination of information regarding precautions to be taken. The cat enters the human body when it is absorbed by the water in which the crustaceans were copepods infected with the larvae of the parasite.

The human body can grow in the gut, and then migrate to the lymphatic vessels and from there to penetrate into the skin, and are localized in the subcutaneous tissue. Among the symptoms are fever, swelling, and pain at the site of localization of the worm. However, from the moment of infection until the first symptoms can last for one year. And there is no cure.