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
  • Bury dead carcasses
  • Keep animals from eating carcasses that could be contaminated