How to use Hookworm in a sentence

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  • Itching also may be caused when any of the family of hookworm larvae penetrate the skin.

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  • Also, examine the buccal cavities of the human hookworm Nectar Americans.

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  • Some versions also treat for other parasites, such as roundworm and hookworm.

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  • These are flavored tablets that prevent heartworm, roundworm, whipworm and hookworm.

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  • This includes swimmer's itch and creeping eruption caused by cat or dog hookworm and ground itch caused by the true hookworm.

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  • Creeping eruption-Itchy, irregular, wandering red lines on the foot made by burrowing larvae of the hookworm family and some roundworms.

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  • In developing countries in tropical climates, the most common cause of iron deficiency anemia is infestation with hookworm.

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  • Children seem to stay in balance unless a bleeding disorder of some kind exists, either hereditary (hemophilia or von Willebrand's) or related to hookworm infection or another illness.

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  • Blood losses from gastrointestinal bleeding, excessive menstrual bleeding, and infection with hookworm can deplete iron and lead to iron deficiency anemia.

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  • In hookworm infection, a parasitic worm that thrives in warm climates, including in the southern United States, enters the body through the skin, such as through bare feet.

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  • The hookworm then migrates to the small intestines where it attaches itself to small sausage-shaped structures in the intestines (villi) that help with the absorption of all nutrients.

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  • The hookworm damages the villi, resulting in blood loss; they simultaneously produce anti-coagulants that promote continued bleeding.

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  • Iron deficiency caused by hookworm infection requires drug therapy to eliminate the parasite; prevention includes wearing shoes when walking in soil known to be infested with hookworms.

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