Patient : I have found live crawling worms in a sealed pocket of protein replacement meal, I have consumed a few pockets before but have not looked inside (I poured the powder to the blender and mixed it with water) not sure if they were without or with worms, at that time(about a month ago) I got stomach problems, abdominal cramps, bloating, diarrhea, weakness, fatigue and stool with mucus, I thought I got some bad flu. I stayed at bed drank lots of liquids, cause I could not eat: water, herbal tea like marigold and peppermint, tea for intestinal problems and also propolis 3x daily after a week I felt better and after two weeks all symptoms gone. I associated the facts now (I opened the packet yesterday and saw worms)and I realized that I got sick when I was drinking the shakes but never thought about this before. My question is should I contact the doctor and get tested anyway since I know what may cause my illness? is it possible that I can get some worm eggs to my system and can it be dangerous?, does this may cause any health risk? or am I not to worry about this since I feel good now, also I put the worms to the box and they are still alive, it is disgusting. Thank you.
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