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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
43 years experience Pediatrics
Oral Medication.: Pinworm can be treated with a simple oral medication. See your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Medication &: environmental controls. Pinworm treatments include anthelmintic medications like Albendazole (Albenza), Mebendazole (vermox) or pyrantel (Pin-X, Anti ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Mebendazole: You would need a prescription for the medication listed above. For more information consult the site below: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pinwo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral anti-parasitic: Keep in mind that pinworms usually cause no problems for the child although there may be itch around the rectum. Pinworms respond well to prescription ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms: You can eat garlic. Alo keep your nails trimmed and clean with soap and water under the nails to kill the pinworm eggs
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
OTC or Prescription: If it wasn't for the itch & the difficulty these kids have trying to sleep, we wouldn't need to treat this at all. Short term help using a cold wash t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No. Medications : prescribed for pinworms are Albendazole & Mebendazole, given as a single dose that is repeated 2 weeks later. The CDC recommends that physicians ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
Medication: There's a pill your doctor can prescribe. The whole family may need to take it.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's c ... Read More
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