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See the Three-Foot-Long Worms that Mate in Human Abdomen

As kind of parasite, a guinea worm could be harmful to the human being.┬áIf the nematode is harbored inside the body of a person, he would be infected with guinea worm disease with remarkable symptoms, such as fever, pain and swelling, in some case, a white worm would poke its […]

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10 Parasites That Could Reside in You Body

It is widely accepted that parasites are regarded as organisms which could gain benefit at the expense of other organisms. Instead of killing their hosts, parasites always depend on them to get necessary resources and protection. As a matter of fact, the host has to pay increased energetic costs so […]

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