Cestodes

Below you will find more information about Cestodes from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Cestodes it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Cestodes and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Cestodes comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Cestodes are parasitic internal parasites commonly known as tapeworms. They thrive on the feces of their host, and are a potential cause of gastrointestinal diseases. Cestodes also thrive in the gastrointestinal tract where they lay eggs.

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