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A 20-year-old female asked:

This is the third time i have had pinworms. medicine prescribed by doctors hasn't worked so far. what do i do?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Common: It is common to have a re infection. Make sure the entire family is treated at the same time. Use the medicine twice 2 weeks apart. Wash all bedding and clothing, frequent bathing and hand washing and shout fingernails. All the best.

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