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Table 3 Focus group discussion responses to perceived symptoms of STH and schistosomiasis

From: Community perceptions of mass drug administration for soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis in selected schools in the Philippines

  STH Schistosomiasis
Perceived symptoms Malnourished appearance Dizziness
  Enlargement of belly Fainting
  Stomachache Foaming at the mouth
  Vomiting Going crazy/Insanity
  Loss of appetite Enlargement of belly
  Body aches Paleness
  Weakness Blood in stool
  Blurring of eyesight  
  Frequent spitting  
  Anal itching  
  Worms crawling out of body orifices