This paper describes the five development stages of the rope human parasite. Rope parasites have been discovered as a result of cleansing enemas. Parasiteadult stages live in human gastro-intestinal tract and are anaerobic. They moveinside the body by releasing gas bubbles utilizing jet propulsion. Ropeparasites look like a rope, and can be over a meter long. It takes tens ofyears for them to fully develop into mature species (fifth stage). The fourthstage looks similar, but the parasite is shorter and has softer slimier body. The third stage looks like branched jellyfish. The second stage is viscoussnot, or mucus with visible gas bubbles that act as suction cups. The firststage is slimier mucus with fewer bubbles, which can reside almost anywhere inthe body. Antihelminthic methods are also mentioned in the paper.
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