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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: Pinworms do NOT get in air systems. They are not airborne. However, they are transmitted person to person and fecal-oral contact. Gross, I know.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Pinworm : Pinworm typically causes severe anal itching, which is a result of the pinworm laying the eggs outside the rectum at night. Your symptoms are not char ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
MIXTURES: or MULTIPLE parasitic infections are NOT that uncommon!! You need a stool exam for OVA (eggs) and the parasites themselves...then proper TREATMENT (Of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Like a worm: Like a worm.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sand Fleas: There are a number of species of sand fleas. They have a tough outer shell (exoskeleton) with a barrel shape. The female can be a third of an inch t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Moving threads: They are alive. Any doubts, stool studies to detect.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let explain: A ringworm rash usually appears as a scaly patch with an outer edge that is raised and red. As the patch spreads, the inside of the circle may appear ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
It just fades: It is important to know that "ringworm" is a misnomer because the rash is not caused by a worm at all, but by a surface fungus called tinea corporis. ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marjorie Alpert
26 years experience Pediatrics
Very small: Pinworms look like small rolled-up pieces of toilet paper. Doctors sometimes use the "tape" test at night to diagnose them because pinworms come out ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maryam Shapland
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Thin and long: Very much like a thick pen/pencil--thin and long and not like normal stools.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Pinworms: Yes the worms can be seen. They are about 1/2" long. The eggs require a microscope.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Chien
22 years experience Family Medicine
Shape of parastic: They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are very long and flat. Others short and round. If you are looking to if you may be infected. Go to your p ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Like insect bites: The bites appear like small insect bites, if you scratch the area, then the region would be red, hot and tender to the touch, if infected.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Nits are louse eggs. Nits can be white, yellow, tan to gray depending on if the nit has hatched, if it is dead or what stage of development it is in. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Seed ticks: Look like a tick small. Google this and look at images. See if that is what you have looks like this.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Ring: Ringworm or tinea, pityriasis rotunda, erythema annulare centrifugum, nummular eczema are just a few diseases which have ring appearance.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Here's your pics...: https://www.google.com/search?q=what+does+tape+worm+look+like+in+stool&rlz=1C1SFXN_enUS499US506&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=uni ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy bumps...: ...In chains and clusters - the bites themselves don't look any different than mosquito bites, but the clustering pattern is usually distinctive. D ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to describe: I would suggest a google search of images and then see your doctor if you continue to be concerned.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: If you ever see them they are pale brown bugs. Any black pepper looking stuff on the scalp is likely hair broken at the root.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: They very in appearance, but often, the bite will often go unnoticed. If the tick was attached for less than 24-48 hours, the likelihood that you hav ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Travel history?: Did you travel outside the us? If you did not travel to a poor country, you do not have worms in your intestine. To know what the "round white dots" a ... Read More
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