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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Symptoms...: Pinworms usually cause difficulty sleeping due to itching, severe itching around anus, peri-anal inflammation from scratching, vaginal area itchiness ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Pinworm diagnosis: Early in the morning, before bathing, look closely at your child's recturm. Pinworms look like tiny white threads, or toilet paper residue. You can ... Read More
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : If symptomatic, they will have rental itching. If not, they will be asymptomatic. The test is an inspection of the rectum for pin worms or their eggs.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
??doesn't work??: Pinworms are often treated with a worm toxin & it is often given in two doses a week apart to increase effectiveness. The symptoms of anal itching can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
How labeled ?: When standard treatments don't work for a problem, often the problem is not what it seems. Many assume that an itchy anus is going to be pinworms.Reli ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms: The whole family should be taking medication, otherwise you run the risk of reinfection
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Didn't work how?: If it cured and then recurred, it is likely a reinfection, and higher dosage would not work.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: These benign hitch hikers don't care what your diet is like.They are opportunist that do not discriminate.They will infest anyone that gets their eggs ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not safe: Ingestion of herbs, foods, chemicals or other substances that could and would kill worms would also likely be very unhealthy and potentially dangerous ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworm treatment: Pinworms (enterobius) are treated with oral medications known as Mebendazole or Albendazole (see your physician).
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Until treatment over: Pinworm infestations will cease after proper treatment which takes about two weeks time.

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