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Did I get rid of threadworms?

Did I get rid of threadworms?

PINWORM: It is intestinal infestation with perianal itching. Rx : vermox, Mebendazole repeated in 2weeks. Parasites are seen early am around anus. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't get rid of threadworms?

What to do if i can't get rid of threadworms?

Yes: 1. Over the counter pin-x is useful. 2. If that doesn't work there is astronger prescription medication 3. Good hygiene for 6 weeks...Washing things regularly...How is child getting reinfected? Sandbox outside is a common location. 4. Homeopathic cina has been known to help. 5. Chinese medicine- consult a practitioner near you. ...Read more

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Do people ever get rid of threadworms without medication?

Do people ever get rid of threadworms without medication?

Can clear by itself: Threadworms (pinworms) are only significant in the individual who develops an allergic/irritant response to the glue like material the eggs are laid in near the anus. The more intense the response, the more intense the itching & problematic for the patient. The infestation can shed naturally & not return unless ingestion of new eggs occurs. Otc treatments are available. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of threadworms and is it contagious?

How do you get rid of threadworms and is it contagious?

OTC meds/yes: There are a variety of over the counter products that may help you rid someone of threadworms.They come with names like pinx. There are also prescription meds that will work.The worm is passed througn eggs that contaminate bedclothes, play areas, etc and end up on fingers. They travel though the mouth to your digestive tract where they infect you. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't get rid of threadworms (also known as pinworms)?

What to do if i can't get rid of threadworms (also known as pinworms)?

Pinworms: The whole family/ household needs to be treated with appropriate doses of vermox. This can be obtained from your family doc or pediatrician. All the bedding in the house needs to washed in very hot water. Sometimes a second dose of medication and washing is necessary. ...Read more

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I'm living with threadworms. Cannot get rid of them. Help?

I'm living with threadworms. Cannot get rid of them. Help?

Avoid Re-infestation: If you are referring to Pinworms, re-infestation is a major reason for persistent infestation; additionally the prescription medication must be repeated in 2 wks. Suggest the following: wash hands/scrub nails with brush after using toilet/before eating, launder bedding/clothes in hot water/hot dryer frequently, wear underwear to bed/launder daily, treat other household members simultaneously. ...Read more

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My daughter who is a month old has threadworms. How do I get rid of them?

My daughter who is a month old has threadworms. How do I get rid of them?

See her doctor: very unusual to get this infection at this age, kindly see her pediatrician soon, best wishes ...Read more

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Hi, I have had pinworms / threadworms but they keep coming back (despite following strict hygeine measures) for about 6 weeks. I have been taking Mebendazole every 1 - 2 weeks to try and get rid of them. Are there any side effects for taking Mebendazole l

Hi, I have had pinworms / threadworms but they keep coming back (despite following strict hygeine measures) for about 6 weeks. I have been taking Mebendazole every 1 - 2 weeks to try and get rid of them. Are there any side effects for taking Mebendazole l

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, as diverse as a strep dermatitis, a reaction to foods, etc. Unless you have had PW's identified, I would look to another cause.If you are getting re-infected, some human in your environment is giving it to you. ...Read more

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What treatment should I use for threadworm?

What treatment should I use for threadworm?

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 ...Read more

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Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?

Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?

Not specifically: The only predictable symptom of this parasite is the anal itching in those who react to the glue like material the eggs are laid in at your anus. It is a parasite specific to humans, you have no need to worry about your dog. ...Read more

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If you stop biting your nails can you prevent threadworms?

Threadworm/pinworm: The threadwork/pinworm is a human only parasite that usually inhabits the lower intestines. The adult worm crawls out the folds of the anus & lays eggs in a glue like substance that triggers itching.That itching easily disburses the eggs within bed linen or clothing where it can contaminate fingers & be re-introduced to the mouth. Any contact of contaminated fingers with the mouth can recycle it. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of a hicky?

You can't: You can't get rid of a hickey. It will go away on its own. If you want to hide it, use make-up. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Individuality: Everyone is different as far as what needs to be done to eliminate blemishes. What works for one person may not work for another. Diet, soap and rinses, etc. May either help or hurt. If severe, get in to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What is the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Blemish: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hyperpigmented scar, a depression, an ice pick, a cyst, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of body odor?

Best way to get rid of body odor?

Take a bath: Bathe regularly (daily), use an antiperspirant/deodorant combo on your under-arms every time after you bathe. Keep your clothes washed and dried to avoid holding body odors. Don't smoke. If the above plan is not enough, then add: eat a low fat diet, avoid raw onions and garlic. If all that doesn't work, see a dermatologist or your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of jock itch?

Best way to get rid of jock itch?

Topical Antifungals: Jock itch or tinea cruris is a fungal skin infection in the groin/inner thigh. It is characterized by a red itching rash in this location with small satellite lesions. It is easily cured with topical(miconazole, econazole, clotrimazole, terbinafine) or oral(fluconazole, itraconazole, terbinifine) antifungal treatment. Topical treatments are available over the counter. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of congestion?

Best way to get rid of congestion?

Nasal vs Chest?: If nasal and something that just started... It may be a viral upper respiratory infection. It could be allergies as well - but less likely this time of year if new onset. Afrin nasal spray is a great decongestant - use no more than 4 days. Over the counter phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine. Plain old saline nasal spary is good as well. ...Read more

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