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Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrhoeal disease caused by microscopic parasites called Cryptosporidium.
There are many different kinds of rashes and skin conditions. Some are quick and easy to treat, while others are chronic or more difficult to get rid of. Find out more here.
Tapeworms can cause infection when drinking contaminated water or eating undercooked meat from infected animals. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.
Worms in humans
Signs of a threadworm infection include an itchy bottom, disturbed sleep, irritability, tiredness and a lack of interest in eating.
Worm treatments should be take about six weeks by using good hygiene. Even if they don't show symptoms, everyone if the house needs to follow the same instructions for the treatment to be effective.
How long should you stay out of the pool after diarrhoea?
Summer's here, which means more pool time. But it's important to not go swimming in pools if infected with Cryptosporidium – a parasite that causes diarrhoea.
Toxoplasmosis is a very common disease caused by a parasite that usually has no symptoms. Learn more about the causes and prevention options.
There are many different reasons your head might be itchy. Learn more about the different causes and treatment options available.