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Can Pinworms Cause Constipation
Is It possible for pinworms to live in hard constipation stools? Or are they only present in soft runny stool?
On iron tabs 2months with chronic diarrhoea + average, with days of constipation and alot of anal discharge and pinworms. Had meds for Worms. Need help?
Iron tablets: Iron tablets cangive you periods ofconstipaion and diarrhea. Stop the iron for awile and see the results ...Read more
Constipated for 3 weeks after csection now I think I have pinworms itchy butt and itchy vag I can feel it too at nite a lot like something wiggling?
Not the worms: Pinworm infection is caused by enterobius vermicularis a small, white worm w/ pointed tail. In humans, they reside in the lower colon. Typically, asymptomatic or cause perianal itching. The tiny worms are not invasive and do not cause rectal bleeding. Severe irritation from aggressive scratching could be source of local, minimal bleeding but is unlikely. ...Read more
Yes in the anal area: Itching is severeGet a more detailed answer ›
How often so pinworms cause itching? Been having nocturnal itching a few times in the past month (But only like 2-3 nights & not consecutive).
Ingesting the eggs: Pin worm eggs are found in the bedding of affected infants & toddlers, shed into their clothing from the skin around their anus where the adult worm lays them. The eggs are laid in a glue like substance that irritates the skin, so the kids are often scratching the area & dispersing the eggs. If the kid or others touch their mouth with contaminated fingers, they get a dose of eggs & start over. ...Read more
Possibly: The fertile female pin worm exits the anus during quiet periods to lay their eggs in a sticky glue-like mucous. Many develop an itchy rash in reaction to this glue. The itchiness is helpful in dispersing the dried eggs. A non-specific irritant dermatitis is part of this cycle of life for pin worms. ...Read more
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