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What are symptoms of long-term paragonimiasis?

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The most common long-term paragonimiasis symptom is a cough with bloody sputum (hemoptysis) that comes and goes. Other chronic paragonimiasis symptoms may include:

Some people with chronic paragonimiasis have no noticeable symptoms.

  • Belly pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Lumps or bumps on the skin of the belly or legs that come and go over time

From: Paragonimiasis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC. "Parasites -- Paragonimiasis (also known as Paragonimus Infection)."

Procop, G. 2009. Clinical Microbiology Reviews,

Fried, B. , 2010. Parasitology Research

Harinasuta, T. , 1993. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Yang, S. 1959. Diseases of the Chest,

Johnson, R. 1985. Reviews of Infectious Diseases,

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 02, 2019

SOURCES:

CDC. "Parasites -- Paragonimiasis (also known as Paragonimus Infection)."

Procop, G. 2009. Clinical Microbiology Reviews,

Fried, B. , 2010. Parasitology Research

Harinasuta, T. , 1993. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Yang, S. 1959. Diseases of the Chest,

Johnson, R. 1985. Reviews of Infectious Diseases,

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 02, 2019

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