A 12-year-old female asked:
how soon can you go swimming after having threadworm?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
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 not a problem.It is the dry eggs in bedclothes/sheets that pass this problem.The pool water will disperse & neutralize them
Answered on Aug 28, 2018
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