Online pictures of tapeworms that are commonly found in humansare available at HealthHype and the Merck Manuals. An image of a tapeworm that resides in a person's small intestine is also presented online at the Distance ... More »

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It is not possible for a human to get tapeworms directly from dogs. Humans do get the common tapeworm, Dipylidium caninum, from ingesting an infected flea. More »

Humans can catch tapeworms from cats, but not directly. To catch tapeworms from a cat, a human must ingest an infected flea that is or has been on the cat. More »

There are many unverified reports of large tapeworms. One of the longest tape worms taken out of a human body was over 108 feet in length. On average, tape worms are found to be at most 50 feet. 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 »

Often, there are no symptoms when a person has contracted a tapeworm, according to WebMD. When there are symptoms, they include nausea and weakness, abdominal pain, diarrhea and fatigue. More »

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Diet pills do not have tape worm eggs in them, as (according to Marissa Dahl at TODAY Health) it is illegal to import and sell tapeworms in the United States. There are, however, documented cases of people ingesting live... More »

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