Trichinosis

Description
  • Illness from eating meat that is infected with the worm
     
Cause
  • Trichinella worm in raw or undercooked meat
     
Symptoms
  • Diarrhea
  • Sudden edema of the upper eyelids
  • Photophobia
  • Muscle soreness and pain
  • Skin lesions
  • Thirst
  • Sweating chills
  • Weakness
     
Treatment
  • Seek medical attention from a physician
     
Prevention
  • Avoid eating raw and poorly cooked meat
  • Burry dead carcasses
  • Keep animals from eating carcasses that could be contaminated