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Old 11-23-2008, 05:33 AM
 
Location: Metro-Detroit area
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Please wash your hands after using the bathroom and DO NOT eat undercooked pork.

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Old 11-23-2008, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Oxford, OH
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OMG~~~OK OK I will wash my hands every time!!! Yikes what a movie.
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Old 11-23-2008, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Some place very cold
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Holy C-R-A-P!
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Old 11-23-2008, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Some place very cold
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Apparently, it was a tapeworm that broke the blood/brain barrier and made it into her head, where it formed a cyst!

More info on the brain worms:

Brain Worms and Brain Amoebas: They Do Exist (http://eands.caltech.edu/articles/LXVI4/brainworms.html - broken link)
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Old 11-23-2008, 06:55 PM
 
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This is rather inflammatory - both beef and pork have tapeworms, among other parasites. We see a few of these cases every year.
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Old 11-23-2008, 07:21 PM
 
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I don't want any worms in my brain.

Seriously, I have enough problems.
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Old 11-24-2008, 02:48 PM
 
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This is why I do parasite cleanses every couple years...

Sometimes a healthy body can kill off various parasites on its own...
And sometimes....see above OP's link
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Old 11-24-2008, 05:45 PM
 
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This is why I do parasite cleanses every couple years...

Sometimes a healthy body can kill off various parasites on its own...
And sometimes....see above OP's link
Once it's in your brain, Pitt, you're doomed. You can't cleanse a brain worm out of your system. Where's it supposed to crawl out of, your ears?

Lord know how many bugs are crawling around inside me right now. I'm sure there's a whole village in there.

All joking aside, it is actually the brain's own immune response (SWAT team) that cause swelling and other problems when a tapeworm gets in there and forms a cyst.
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:15 PM
 
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Once it's in your brain, Pitt, you're doomed. You can't cleanse a brain worm out of your system. Where's it supposed to crawl out of, your ears?

Lord know how many bugs are crawling around inside me right now. I'm sure there's a whole village in there.

All joking aside, it is actually the brain's own immune response (SWAT team) that cause swelling and other problems when a tapeworm gets in there and forms a cyst.

Not true. But I am not opening that can of worms on this board.
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Old 11-25-2008, 07:27 PM
 
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Not true. But I am not opening that can of worms on this board.
It is true, so you can eat that plate of worms!
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