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Synonyms for hookworm
ˈhʊkˌwɜrmhook·worm

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  1. hookwormnoun

    parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

    Synonyms:
    hookworm disease

  2. hookworm, hookworm diseasenoun

    infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin

    Synonyms:
    hookworm disease

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  1. Kellie Mulhollen Dumas:

    We have suffered so much, i do n’t want anyone else to go through this ; he’s going to be permanently scarred. WOMAN CLAIMS SHE NEARLY LOST LEG AFTER CONTRACTING SERIOUS INFECTION FROM PEDICURE Hookworms are known as soil-transmitted parasite worms, and typically live in the small intestine. The eggs are transmitted through feces of an infected person, and the larvae can mature into a form that can penetrate through the skin of humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC), hookworm infection is mainly acquired by walking barefoot on contaminated soil. While most patients do not suffer any symptoms or side effects, some may experience gastrointestinal issues. The teen allegedly felt the worms moving throughout his body after a dermatologist tried to freeze them. ( Kelli Mulhollen Dumas Facebook) In a series of graphic photos posted on Friday, Kellie Mulhollen Dumas detailed her son’s injuries and said that after four trips to the pediatrician and an appointment with a dermatologist, he has been prescribed several medicines and a steroid but the pain persists. Kelli Mulhollen Dumas Facebook -RRB- still ca n’t wear shoes and has to soak the afflicted areas in bleach water. NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN DIES AFTER YELLOW JACKET STING, WIFE SAYS.

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