One of the main pathogens of various diseases are parasites. Worms that enter the intestine are found in a large number of patients, but worms in the eyes are a rare phenomenon. In most cases, the worms in the eyes of a person are found in countries with a humid and hot climate. Most often, such infection occurs in Asian countries, it can be seen in various photos.
You should know which worms can live in the eyes. These helminths include:
- Pork thistle;
Worms in the eyes - this is quite an unpleasant phenomenon, you can see this by looking at any relevant photo. Most often, the disease appears accidentally, and the larvae develop to the first stage.
Worms can enter the visual organ not only from the external environment, but also from the intestine. Penetrating into the circulatory system, the larvae move around the body. Thus, they can settle in the visual organ.
Symptoms of eye worms
Currently, there are two types of ophthalmia:
The first type of disease is most common. The glistens penetrate the skin, after which a small tumor appears. Outwardly it resembles a boil. Glist, under the eye, begins to gradually develop, in connection with which, an inflammatory reaction begins.
When the worms are in the visual organ, the main symptom is the movement of the helminth. The patient feels how the worms crawl under the eyelid. Sometimes even strangers notice the movement of helminths. There may also be hallucinations that appear and disappear quickly enough, as if you are viewing photos. Such symptoms can affect the patient's psyche and nervous system.
Helminths in the optic can cause more symptoms. On the skin, you can see the long, twisty lines. In medicine, such lines are called miase. There are also bruises under the eyes, after the worms begin to actively develop.
Some patients are interested in the question, can there be worms in the eyes? With such a disease as opisthorchiasis, the helminth is located directly in the eyeball. In this case, such signs of worms in the eyes may appear, like conjunctivitis or reactive uveitis.
Helminths release toxic substances that cause dystrophic or inflammatory changes in tissues. If the helminthic invasion of the eyes is not eliminated, the patient can completely become blind. After this, even the elimination of worms will not allow you to restore your eyesight.
Patients are wondering if the eye can be twitching from the worms? It all depends on where the worm is located. Noticing the miasma or stirring near the eyes, it is necessary to undergo an emergency examination in order to identify parasites in the early stages. Otherwise, irreversible consequences may occur.
Treatment of worms in the eyes of
When parasites appear in the eyes, therapy is the only way to get rid of the parasite. In a disease such as opisthorchiasis, a 5-day regimen using Chloksila is used. Also do not forget about antihelminthic medicines.
In most cases, therapy is aimed at eliminating symptoms. Almost always the doctor prescribes, the following drugs:
When choosing medicines, the doctor should not only consider what helminths got into the eyes, but also depending on the characteristics of the patient's body. After the course of therapy, the patient will feel fine and be able to return to normal life. If there are any consequences, it is necessary to undergo a recovery course.
In some cases, it is sufficient to rinse the eyes and drip Tebomycin for one week. You can also use ointment for helminthiasis. It all depends on what helminths the disease was caused. In any case, self-medication is unacceptable, even if the case is not severe. If you do not go to the doctor, and try to fight yourself against worms or their larvae, you can damage your health.
With external disease, there are no problems with worm elimination and recovery. Worse things are, if the worms in the eye of a man are located directly in the eyeball. In this case, you can not do without surgical intervention. Such a disease is a single case, especially in our region. Despite this, there may still be situations when only surgical intervention will save the patient from worms in the visual organ.
There are two ways to get rid of worms:
- Apply photocoagulation method;
- Use vitrectomy.
To understand which way is best, you can see the photo, which shows what this or that method is. You can also consult your doctor.
In the event that the worms in a person caused a secondary bacterial infection, the treatment will not do without corticosteroids.
After surgery, the patient will need some time to recover. Everything depends on the complexity of the operation and the individuality of each person.
Prevention of worms in the eyes
Helminthiasis of the eye can appear after the parasites are introduced, by wiping their faces with dirty hands. To prevent this from happening, it is recommended to monitor the cleanliness of your hands and the whole body. Hygiene is the guarantee of health.
It is also necessary to remember that the worms in humans in the organs of vision can appear after communicating with domestic or wild animals. Pets should be washed every day after a walk. It is also recommended to give animals antihelminthic medicines that not only remove parasites from the body, but also serve as a good preventive agent.
If the eyes are itchy, there may have been worms. It is necessary to carefully examine the patient. Noticing furuncles, miases or movements, it is necessary to go for help to the doctor. Timely assistance, will avoid complications in the future.
When a member of the family is infected with parasites, it is recommended that all people drink antihelminthic drugs in order to reduce the likelihood of infection.
As many parasites enter the vital organs from the intestine, it is recommended to drink preventive drinks:
- To prepare the medicine, 500 grams of purified pumpkin seeds will be needed. Seeds chop and add in 50 milliliters of water. The resulting gruel is constantly mixed. For a more pleasant taste, you can add a little honey. Take a medicine before eating 1 teaspoonful;
- Grind pumpkin seeds and wormwood. Ingredients should be taken in equal proportions. After that, the resulting powder is placed in a container in a proportion of 1/3 and everything is filled with vodka in the proportion of 2/3.Tincture used on 50 milliliters for half an hour before a meal.
- To prepare a folk drug, you need 4 tablespoons, pre-chopped walnuts and 200 milliliters of salted boiled water. The tincture should be infused for 30 minutes. Ready to drink medicine throughout the day.
If you can not believe that worms in the eyes are an unpleasant sight, you can watch a video, after which everyone will follow the rules of hygiene and take preventive measures.