Looks like spaghetti, but these are dozen of live worms manually extracted from …

Looks like spaghetti, but these are dozen of live worms manually extracted from the intestines!! Ascariasis is an infection of the small intestine caused by the Ascaris lumbricoides parasite (a round worm). The infection passed by a fecal oral route from the infected feces of another person and when one is having his hands in a contaminated dirt, or by consuming contaminated vegetables or fruits that weren’t washed or cooked properly.
The heavy infections can cause intestinal blockage and subsequently obstruction.
Multiple worms can form a large bolus, resulting in mechanical obstruction of the bowel lumen. This is the most frequent cause of Ascaris- related bowel obstruction.
In addition, the worm bolus may serve as a lead point in intussusception, where one intestinal segment invaginates into the adjoining intestinal lumen, causing obstruction.
During extreme conditions, such as inflammation, starvation, or worm bolus obstruction, an ulcers may develop and cause perforations.
This complicated condition is requiring an emergency surgery and the worms should be manually extracted.

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