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A 7 year old child has intestinal worms, what types of medications should he be given? It is causing severe itching. Medication or anything that will relieve the itching would be very highly helpful. Help needed asap please.

A 7 year old child has intestinal worms, what types of medications should he be given? It is causing severe itching. Medication or anything that will relieve the itching would be very highly helpful. Help needed asap please.

There: There are many different kinds of worms that can infect humans. Since you mentioned itching, I assume that you are talking about pinworms? If you are not sure what kind of worms your child has, you should call his doctor.

Pinworm infections are extremely common - most often seen in kids between ages 5 and 10. It is spread by person to person contact. Animals do not harbor pinworms. The most common symptom is an itchy anal area, especially at night when the worms are most active. It is usually not dangerous - just annoying - and is easily treated with medications. Albendazole and Mebendazole are the two medications used most often to kill the worms. Pyrantyl pamoate (pin-x) is less effective and has higher rate of side effects, so is not used as often. Everyone in the household should be treated at the same time to avoid re-infection. A few tips to prevent re-infection after treatment are:
-wash hands carefully after using the bathroom and before eating
-wash all bedding, clothing and toys to destroy lingering eggs
-wash underwear and pajamas daily for 2 weeks
-wash sheets every 3-7 days for 3 weeks

reinfection a few months after treatment is common, so if your symptoms reappear, call your doctor.

Pinworms do not cause abdominal pain, bloody stools, fevers, or poor appetite, so if you have any of these symptoms, you need to contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I need help with E.D. What can I do for over the counter medication?

I need help with E.D. What can I do for over the counter medication?

Need to visit doctor: Many over-the-counter pills, creams, and magic potions are advertised to make erections firmer, erections last longer, or a penis bigger, but they do not work (except maybe to give a man extra confidence, which can help a little bit). One can see his primary care doctor or a urologist if one has trouble with erections (due to blood flow problems, low testosterone, psychological stress, etc...). ...Read more

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I am a 65 year old male a month ago began taking KLORCON 20MG & CHLORTALID 25MG now have E.D. Does these medications contribute to this?

I am a 65 year old male a month ago began taking KLORCON 20MG & CHLORTALID 25MG now have E.D. Does these medications contribute to this?

I assume: The medications are a form of chlorthalidone (a diuretic) and Potassium Chloride (Klorcon) and the answer is No they do NOT contribute to your ED. Discuss your problem with your Primary CareProvider (PCP) (or visit a UROLOGIST, Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is harbal medication?

Herbal meds: "herbal meds" are a catch all label to describe meds not approved or regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Medication for osteoperosis?

Treatment: If you are asking if there are treatments- yes. Otherwise, not sure what you are asking... ...Read more

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What kind of medication I need?

For what?: I am sorry, but we need to know what you need to take medication for. Please tell us, briefly, what is wrong. Ask again. ...Read more

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What is the medication teflaro?

What is the medication teflaro?

IV Antibiotic: It's an IV antibiotic in the cephalosporin class. It is used most commonly for MRSA and skin infections. It is pretty new. ...Read more

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Are expired medications efgective?

Are expired medications efgective?

Not effective: Medications start losing effectiveness once they expire. It is just like food which starys to degrade or spoil after the expiration date. It is a good idea only to take meds before the expiration date. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there any medication for hyphae?

Is there any medication for hyphae?

Hyphae: Hyphae refer to the branching thread-like forms of various fungi. Various medications are used for fungal medications. Which one depends on what fungus and where the infection is. ...Read more

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What is the medication lupetude for?

What is the medication lupetude for?

Latuda (lurasidone)?: I'm not sure, but might you have mis-spelled something and actually mean latuda (lurasidone)? This is an atypical antipsychotic medication, often used in bipolar I disorder (especially bipolar depression) and schizophrenia with hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ...Read more

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How the medication suppose to be used?

Like others: Have mentioned, you need to be more specific about which medication (s) you are referring too. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for freckles?

Is there any medication for freckles?

Sunscreen: If you tend to develop freckles, you'll discover they're less prominent if you use sunscreen, which is something that everybody should do anyway. There's no pill for this. If you talk with your genuine friends / people you might date, most will tell you that your freckles are just one of many things that they like about you. Why not embrace your genetic heritage? Photo Lady looks great. Best wishe ...Read more

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Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Cervilane?: This drug is available in a number of countries. It is an ergot derivative used as a vasodilator. For a drug to be sold in the us it must pass rigorous fda testing and retesting phases before it can come to market. This can add up to millions an d millions of dollars which the manufacturer may not want to invest depending on how big a market the us represents. It is often a matter of economics. ...Read more

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What are medications for diabetestye2?

What are medications for diabetestye2?

Several: There are many different drugs that can be used for regulating the blood sugar in a person with type 2 diabetes. The main function of these drugs is to control the level of blood sugar. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: albentazin?

Unknown: I am unaware of any medicine with this name? Maybe you are spelling it wrong, or some other physician may know about it? ...Read more

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What conditions definitely need pain medication?

What conditions definitely need pain medication?

It depends: Pain medication in general is given to help control a variety of pain types. Not all pain medication is narcotic. Specifically narcotics are indicated for severe pain before, during and after surgery and for cancer pain. The use of narcotics beyond that is a decision your doctor will need to make. Other types of pain medication include non steroidal anti inflammatory and mood stabilizers. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that helps for heartbreak?

Is there a medication that helps for heartbreak?

Awwww, no. Sorry.: This could be a hot song title! There are Drs who might evaluate you and offer short-term help if you are too overcome to take care of yourself. It would only take the edge off - not mend the break. Therapy might help you see what went wrong in a helpful way. Support groups can also let you know you're not alone. It will hurt, but most do get through it. Best! ...Read more

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What medications are used for treating corpaltunal?

What medications are used for treating corpaltunal?

Carpal tunnel: No medication is used to treat carpal tunnel. It's a mechanical problem. Wrist splints is the initial treatment option. You can try non-steroidal antiinflammatory medications such as naproxen/ibuprofen but the effect of those is minimal if that. Steroid injections can be tried but they are falling out of favor. Carpal tunnel release appears long term cure. ...Read more

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What is voltarin medication?

What is voltarin medication?

Anti-inflammatory: A potent anti-inflammatory (like advil (ibuprofen) except stronger). ...Read more

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Is there a medication for verigo?

Vertigo?: If you mean vertigo, yes there is. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Is there medication for tourettes?

Is there medication for tourettes?

Meds for Touretts: There are many medications commonly used to treat tourette syndrome. Consult a neurologist or psychiatrist who has experience in dealing with tourette syndrome and can offer the newest approaches in addition to the ones now in common useage. ...Read more

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What is the medication for amoebiasis?

What is the medication for amoebiasis?

Amebiasis: Amebiasis which is an intetinal protozoan is usually treated with flagyl. ...Read more

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What is the medication tso for crohns?

What is the medication tso for crohns?

Crohn's Medications: Multiple different medications including mesalamine. Medication used may be based upon severity of the disease and how much of the intestine is involved as well as other factors. ...Read more

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What perscribed medication has THC in it?

What perscribed medication has THC in it?

Three: Marinol and Cesamet have THC in them, as does medical marijuana. Marinol is approved for the treatment of nausea in chemotherapy patients and for AIDS patients suffering from loss of appetite. Cesamet is a similar compound that treats nausea in chemotherapy patients. Neither medication has really gained a wide following. There are a few more in trials but not available in the US. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that relaxes ligaments?

Is there a medication that relaxes ligaments?

Ligamentous: Tightness is necessary. There is no specific medication that can 'relax' ligaments which frankly need to be tight to support the joints. I presume you are referring to tendon tightness which is a function of inactivity, limited activity or prolonged immobilization. Activity geared toward stretching and improving flexibility are the only effective methods to combat tendon tightness. No shortcut. ...Read more