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side effects of threadworms

A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not at that dose: If this is not working, consider you may not have pin worms. The peri-anal itching most often associated with PW's can be caused by a number of thongs ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Wash : your bedding in hot water.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pin-x: This is a chewable tablet that will treat pinworms or threadworms. There is also a liquid form available
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Chewables/liquids: There are liquid over the counter preparations for this problem under several names. Some of the prescription meds also come in chewables, since most ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
OTC liquid: There are a variety of over the counter PW medications that come in powder form and can be suspended in water.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Prescription: medicine is what you need, and if it is truly threadworm or pinworm, the whole household might need to be treated as well, check with your GP
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Threadworms (UK): Known as pinworms in the us. Pinworm infections are rarely spread through the use of swimming pools (unless heavly infested with e. Vermicularis). Re- ... Read More
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't worry: I detest wading pools for toddlers because so many would pass parasites like Giardia, but not threadworms. An older kid swimming in a regular pool is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Secondary med: Current reccomendations list Praziquantel at 5-10 mg/kg x 1 dose as the preferred agent for tapeworm due to effectiveness & simplicity of treatment. A ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: As above, hopefully, you are getting the threadworm treated
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