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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
PINWORM: We repeat treatment after 2 weeks and once again check the perianal area for pinworms early am if you still see the pinworms as they go out only at ... Read More
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You might be able to: Pinworm is about 1 cm in length and you might be able to see it. Tapeworm is very long usually and what you might see in the stool is its part of the ... Read More
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: In general pinworms your tiny thread like white worms about an inch in length. Tapeworms are like flat spaghetti noodles there can be short segments. ... Read More
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms: You can sometimes see worms in your stool
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Consider issues: One gets pin worms by putting fingers in the mouth that have been contaminated by eggs of the pin worm.The eggs travel through your intestines, hatch ... Read More
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Used to be if one person in the family had pinworms everybody took the meds. Now we just treat the one with the worms....Unless that child is sleeping ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Small white worms: Yes you can see them in stool sometimes. Thin as a pin. 1/2 inch long. Also look at childs anus at night (flashlight helps)because they come out to la ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
50 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms: No. Pinworms ( enterobius vermicularis) are exclusively transmitted from human to human . This is usually by hand to mouth transmission of microscopic ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
See: OB/internist: Most medicine for pinworms are assigned to pregnancy category c by the fda. There is pregnant animanl evidence of teratogenicity (caused embryotoxicit ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
25 years experience Pediatrics
White discharge: This may be mucus, especially if you're straining to have bowel movements. If this only appeared after treatment of pinworms, it could me medicine r ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not as common: Although, pinworm infestation is more common than infestation with other parasites, it is not a common disease overall. I have to say in a lot of case ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
No need to be scared: Pin worms are not that uncommon with easy treatment. Simple observation of tiny pinworms in stools, constant itching in groin or anal region are clear ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: It is an effective treatment, among others.If you or the patient is asymptomatic, treatment is not absolutely required.Some patients will clear this n ... Read More
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