Found these in my poo

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Slightly squeamish content, only serious replies please, I am quite concerned. Below is a photo of several long, stringy, worm like things that were scrunched up/partially sticking out of my poo. This has been going on for several months to a year, but I never thought to really look at it too much (obviously, not wanting to handle it), but only recently realised how long they were and exactly what they looked like, after having washed them.

Does anyone know what they are/how they came to be in my intestines/poo, if they are dangerous, or how to get rid of them?

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    I had this happen to me on a few occasions and it really freaked me out. I discovered it was the stringy bit from certain vegetables and fruits, mainly green beans, nectarines, rhubarb and peaches. Look at the foods you eat first and see if any have a stringy consistency them.

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    No file has been uploaded. However, you should do a food diary to see if it could be food particles. You should also consult your doctor since you have had this problem for a while.

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    Hi sally8261

    If you have worms you would have anal itching where the worms lay their eggs. Wear dark underwear at night to see if there are any eggs in your underwear next day. You can get help from the pharmacy explain what is going on and they can suggest an over the counter medication.....

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