A worm is a parasite, and it can cause discomfort to the body system.
A parasite is an organism that lives in or on another organism, which is called the host. Through this interaction, the parasite receives benefits, such as nutrients, at the expense of the host.
The worms are transmitted to eyes by flies. The flies ingest the worm larvae.
It is passed on to humans through the repeated bites of deerflies (also known as mango flies or mangrove flies) of the genus Chrysops.
The flies that pass on the parasite breed in certain rain forests of West and Central Africa.
What are the symptoms of an eye parasite?
1) eye pain 2) Discomfort 3 Bluey Vision.
4) Redness or inflammation in the eye.
5) excessive tear production.
6) crusting around the eyelids and eyelashes.
7) itching around the eye. 8) Sensitive to Light.
If you have an eye worm, the worm can be surgically removed to provide immediate relief while your health care provider determines if it is safe to treat you with medication to kill the parasite.
Removing the worm from your eye does not cure the infection, as the parasite is often found in other parts of your body.
The worms cause inflammation but symptoms go away if they are removed.
In more serious cases, they can cause scarring of the cornea and even blindness.
Treating a parasitic infection depends on the type of parasite that's causing the infection. But many types are treated with oral or topical medications, such as pyrimethamine, ivermectin, and diethylcarbamazine. In some cases, adult worms will need to be removed from your eye.
Eye worms can also be treated naturally by some daily routine, diets and fruits.
How To Get Rid Of Eye Worms Naturally By Consuming These Things:
1) Eat taurine-rich foods: Eating foods high in taurine can help support healthy vision. Examples include meat and seafood.
2) Drink plenty of water: Water can help detox the body, as eye floaters may be indicative of a toxin accumulation.
3) Eat antioxidant-rich foods: Foods high in antioxidants can help fight off free radical damage (which can lead to eye floaters). Antioxidant-rich foods include blueberries, kale, pomegranate, oranges, and strawberries.
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