I agree with Dr. Pappas. Also, tapeworms are far from "little pests".
The fish tapeworm, D. latum, can get to be 25 feet long! Have you had
her to a pediatric gastroenterologist? This would make MUCH more sense
than an iridologist. Diagnosis of a tapeworm is done by seeing the
segments passed in the stool (and having a competent lab identify them)
or seeing the eggs in the stool (microscopically - again by a
laboratory). If nothing else, you have nice pictures of your daughter's
eyes, for which you probably paid dearly.
Tapeworms are picked up by ingesting the segment or the egg from fecal
contamination of whatever you're eating. Ask this iridologist about the
tapeworm's life cycle (after you look it up first). I'll bet she
doesn't have a clue.
Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)
Microbiology 25 years
Kimberly Oliver wrote:
>> I had pictures taken of my 9 yr old daughter's eyes by a Iridologist.
> The diagnosis came back amoung other parasites and a low ph balance,
> that she had a tape worm in her instintine. She had been experienceing
> a great deal of stomach aches and no medical doctor could figure out
> what the hell was going on. Could you send me information on these
> little pests. How do you ge them, what do they look like, how do you
> get rid of them, etc.
>> I would be extremely grateful. Please sne dthe information via my
> e-mail account @ kkoliver at bellsouth.net>> Thanks so much.
>> Kim Oliver