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natural way to kill pinworms

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Medication: There are available medications that will kill either. Check with your doc.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
36 years experience Family Medicine
None: Call your doctor to get prescription meds for all family members.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I had been using vermox for years & found it well accepted & effective for this problem.However, it has not been available through the pharmacies in m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms: Vermox will treat the pinworms in 2-3 days. A second dose should be taken two weeks later in order to kill any that are newly hatched.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
No : No, they do not.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Stephen Robinson
Specializes in Pediatrics
Quickly: Within days there should be no more live pinworms unless you have been re-infected. Treat everyone in the household at the same time.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Few days: Mebendazole kills worms in a few days and may need a repeat dose in two weeks if symptoms persist. Vermox is still such a great medication because it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
OTC/prescription: There are several over the counter meds available as well as some prescription. Not all cases of an itchy bottom are pin worms, but the treatments are ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Over the counter med: There are a variety of over the counter meds that treat pin-worms and these are effective for most.If that is what you have, it should respond. Howeve ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not: Dichotomous earth in your guts will probably do very little to kill pinworms. Worms actually live in dirt. However you need to see your doctor soon, a ... Read More

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