There are thousands of different types of worms, but the three most common parasitic worms that can inhabit humans are flatworms, flukes and roundworms, notes Organic Nutrition. These worm types contain numerous differen... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The diet of a worm is based off its location, but worms traditionally eat everything from dead leaves to melon rinds and even cardboard. Studies show that worms are one of the only creatures on the planet that use just a... More »

Symptoms of worm infestation in dogs vary according to the type of worm infestation. However, there are some symptoms that are common to all types of worms that help identify if a dog has worms. According to Dogs Monthly... More »

Pork tapeworms are parasitic flatworms that use pigs as intermediate hosts but complete their life cycle in humans. Infection in humans occurs through ingestion of improperly prepared pork. More »

There are two types of parasites that can live in humans, according to the CDC: protozoa, which are microscopic, single-celled organisms; and helminths, which are multi-celled organisms that are usually visible to the na... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of worms in humans vary largely based on the type of worm present, according to the New Health Guide. The most common types of parasitic infection in humans include tapeworms, pinworms and roundworms. For an int... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Even a single drop of pond water may contain thousands of organisms, including different types of bacteria, protozoa, algae, rotifers, hydras and worms. Although most of the organisms that live in water are microscopic, ... More »