Dr Oz: Parasite Infection Symptoms & Parasite Treatment Options

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Dr Oz: Parasite Infection Symptoms & Parasite Treatment Options

By on October 30, 2013

Dr Oz: Eat Garlic to Kill Parasites

Dr. Oz talked with a woman who spent nearly two of her life in constant pain and exhaustion because an infection caused by parasites went undetected. She finally got the diagnosis and treatment she needed, but do not let the same thing happen to you! Keep reading to learn what to look for and how to get treatment if you suspect you have been infected with a parasite.

Dr Oz: Parasite Infection Symptoms

If you suspect parasites could be to blame for your unexplained pain, bloating or exhaustion, here are the signs and symptoms you should not ignore! Dr. Tasneem Bhatia shared the most important warning signs to help get the right diagnosis as soon as possible.

  • Diarrhea that lasts longer than 2 weeks
  • Chronic exhaustion for longer than a week
  • Unexplained weight loss – if you lose 10 pounds in a two-month period it is strong sign you have a parasitic infection.
  • Itching around the anus that lasts for two weeks
  • Cramping and abdominal pain

Dr Oz: Most Common Parasites

Dr Oz: Parasite Infection Symptoms & Parasite Treatment Options

Dr Tasneem Bhatia recommends eating 2 cloves of garlic per day to kill parasites in your body. Learn what other natural remedies she recommends!

Trichinella – You get it from eating undercooked pork and it causes severe muscle pains.

Whipworm – This is caused by unsanitary conditions and leads to fatigue and diarrhea.


Dr Oz: Best Tests to Detect Parasites

Dr. Bhatia says there are several new tests that help doctors immediately diagnose parasites, unlike the older stool sample tests that often missed the infection. She recommends seeing a specialist, like a gastroenterologist, or even an integrative provider who marries both eastern and western medicine to treat patients.

Dr Oz: How to Prepare for a Doctor’s Visit

Here is what you need to bring to your doctor if you suspect you might have a parasite infection.

  1. A written list of symptoms
  2. Timeline of symptoms
  3. Three-day food diary
  4. Medication and supplement list

Dr Oz: Parasite Treatment Options

Garlic – Eat two cloves per day to kill parasites

Wormwood Tea – Drink three times per day, but for no more than 10 days.

Black Walnut Oil – This is good if you have G.I. symptoms. Take 1,000 MG – 3 times per day, but no longer than 6 weeks.

Make sure you talk to your doctor before trying any of these natural remedies, because a medication might be more effective depending on your infection.

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Comments to Dr Oz: Parasite Infection Symptoms & Parasite Treatment Options

  1. Rise Kellerman says:

    If you take to close of garlic a day can it be cooked or must it be raw?
    Is that enough to get rid of parasites? By symptoms are infrequent bowel movements I am taking Metamucil 3 times a day plus one dulcalax and one colace plus acidapholis after meals so the constipation produces a medium soft stole but small in quantity and infrequent I have gas and bloating and I don’t know how much is from the Metamucil and how much is from possible parasites? I had constipation for many years but it has gotten progressively worse can you help me I appreciate it so much I don’t know what to do Thank you for anything you can do to help me.

  2. Stephanie smith says:

    Hello. I am currently nursing my two month old can I use any if of these remedies safely? Thank you!

  3. don canning says:

    Unfortunately have much experience fighting these intestinal bugs caused by my extensive global business travel. First they are very resilient against Cipro etc. However I have experienced relief from a OTC product called ParaGone, ie Parasite be Gone. PG pills help cleanse intestinal tract while drops contain ingredients Dr. Bhatia recommends eg Black Walnut, Wormwood leaf and three others. The drops are a bit nasty tasting, but I’m used to now tolerating it fairly well – it tastes like licqurish concentrate. One downside to this topic is from my experiences – I don’t think you really win the war – you just win the battles with these helpful tools. I still have issues flair up from time to time and all I do is take 5-7 drops and a like a small gut-nuke keeps the beasts at bay. I hope this helps . . . If someone has the final or better solution I’d love to read it. PS. I eat a lot of cooked garlic, doesn’t seems to aid the battle.

  4. Shulonda Louine says:

    Dr. Oz I have been dealing with similar symptoms as these for more than four years.I feel like im loosing my mind. Im depressed all the time. My symptoms first started with abdominal pain, vomiting, severe diahrrea, and everytime I eat I was running to the bathroom with diahrrea, which is full of mucus. I’ve been to three hospitals, two primary care physicians, and a gastrointestinal doctor, who did a colonoscopy an prescribe metamucil. My symptoms are still the same after four years and im losing my mind.

  5. How do I get rid of worms that are living throughout my body, brain, back, front of my neck, legs and feet. I have so much fatigue it’s terrible. very few actually believe me which makes it even hard to be treated. also, I have small white stuff coming through my skin, all over. Can you offer any help? Thank You!

  6. How about Diatomaceous Earth?

  7. Dr.’s in the US do not believe you can have parasites unless you have been out of the country. All of us are constantly in contact with people who have been out of the country. They fix our food and use the same bathrooms. We also eat lots of produce from outside of the US. Most of us have pets in our homes. Take a good parasite cleanse from the health food store with Black Walnut Hull oil, Wormwood, and Cloves. I use Cedar Bear Naturales Parasite Cleanse. Also, food grade Diatomaceous Earth can be taken internally, 1 tsp. per day. It can be used dry on your skin to get rid of skin parasites. You can sniff a fine mist of it to get rid of parasites in your sinuses. You can feed it to your dog and cat and rub a small amount on their fur to get rid of parasites and fleas they carry into your home. You can sprinkle it on ant trails or outside in your dirt where you have unwanted pests. Do not apply where bees might come in contact with it.

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