What is Echinococcosis?
A disease caused by a parasitic worm of the same name, affecting as many as 10% of some populations in Africa, Asia and South America1. More than 1 million cases are reported today and caused 1200 deaths in 20152, yet it is considered a neglected tropical disease belonging to the “helminthiasis” or worm disease group3. The disease affects other animals such as pigs, cows and horses1.
What is the cause of Echinococcosis?
The disease is caused by a type of parasitic worm known as Echinococcus. There are many different species of Echinococcus depending on the host they infect, where dogs are infected by E. Granulosus and E. Vogeli4, while other animals as foxes and rodents are affected by E. Multilocularis5.
Each worm has an intermediate host where they grow and mature to adult worms, mainly sheep and horses, and definitive hosts where they continue their adult life and multiply, mainly dogs. Humans are considered accidental hosts and only acquire the disease when they come in contact with an infected animal, or soil infected with the eggs of the worm6.
What are the signs and symptoms of Echinococcosis?
The disease has a very long incubation period, ranging from a few months up to a few years7. The main sign of this disease is a cyst, and other symptoms vary greatly according to the type, location of the cyst and how fast the cyst is growing.
There are three main types of Echinococcosis: Cystic Echinococcosis (which is the most common type), alveolar Echinococcosis, and Polycystic Echinococcosis. All three types include a cyst which occurs mainly in the liver or lungs, and less frequently in other locations such as spleen and kidneys. The main difference between the three types is the number and shape of the cyst, in addition to the mode of growth. Cystic Echinococcosis is the least worry, as the cyst is composed of one compartment, slowly growing and grows by expansion rather than infiltration. Alveolar Echinococcosis cyst has multiple compartments and fast growing by infiltration of the surrounding tissues, while polycystic Echinococcosis involves multiple cysts8.
The symptoms differ according to location, where if the cyst grows near the lungs, the patient would have a cough, shortness of breath and chest pain, while if it occurs near the liver, it causes abdominal pain and tenderness, liver enlargement and jaundice, and so on depending on the location. If the cyst ruptures, the patient would suffer a fever, edema, itching and even anaphylactic shock9.
Echinococcosis treatment according to the western medicine tradition
The treatment of Echinococcosis is removal of the cause, which means surgical removal of the cysts, combined with chemotherapy to both kill the parasite and prevent unremoved cyst particles from forming new cysts.
Open surgery could not be an option in some cases, such as when the cysts are in different locations, are very large or in tricky positions, in which case laparoscopic surgery is advised, or chemotherapy alone could provide a cure for the condition.
Echinococcosis treatment according to the natural medicine tradition
Western treatment of Echinococcosis is very aggressive, including invasive surgeries followed by months or even years of Chemotherapy. This form of treatment, while effective, is very debilitating, and have a detrimental effect on your daily life and activities. Through our methods, we can help you live a normal healthy life without having to use such invasive and dangerous methods.
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9Bitton M, Kleiner-Baumgarten A, Peiser J, Barki Y, Sukenik S (February 1992). "Anaphylactic shock after traumatic rupture of a splenic echinococcal cyst". Harefuah (in Hebrew). 122 (4): 226–8. PMID 1563683