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His love for sushi led to a 5-feet-long tapeworm growing inside him
While most of us love having sushi but this news should ring alarm bells next time you plan to have it.

A man who has accepted being an avid sushi lover pulled out a tapeworm from his own body. While that is not shocking enough, what makes it more shocking is the fact that the tapeworm had been growing inside his body was more than 5-feet in length.  

The man had been complaining of diarrhoea, which was nothing unusual, but at the same time, he said that he was being treated for worms. This appeared strange to the doctors because when someone is being treated for tapeworms, the patient suffers from constipation, so having diarrhoea seemed strange. But that was only till the patient pulled out a paper roll with a tape worm wrapped around it. 

Here is another shocking fact that has been reported about this news: The tapeworm was alive when the man brought it to the hospital. The man has accepted having a habit of eating raw salmon which has been reported to have been infected with Japanese broad tapeworm. And raw or uncooked fish has the maximum chances of coming in touch with the parasite. This is how the patient seems to have developed such a large tapeworm. 

The only way to kill the parasite is to either deep freeze the fish or cook it properly. While tapeworms do lead to minor infections, most of the times they go unnoticed and do not cause much of a problem. But in some cases, the tapeworms grow worryingly large. While the treatment is not much complicated but if it goes untreated, it can lead to severe complications. For those who love uncooked food, this should serve as a warning.

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