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How do I get rid of pinworms for adults and kids?

How do I get rid of pinworms for adults and kids?

Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Pinworms (Definition)

Pinworms is a condition in which a person (often young children, sometimes parents of young children) has little parasites called pinworms in his large intestine and his poop. Pinworms are threadlike worms about half an inch long, causing the main symptom of butt-itching or butt-scratching in kids. Treatment is usually ...Read more


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How do I get rid of pinworms for GI physical?

Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of pinworms? 

Medication: There's a pill your doctor can prescribe. The whole family may need to take it. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of pinworms after taking first pill?

Repeat dose in 2 was: The single dose treatment is often repeated after 2 weeks, in order to treat eggs that hatched since the original treatment. ...Read more

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Will eating garlic powder get rid of pinworms?

Will eating garlic powder get rid of pinworms?

No. Medications : prescribed for pinworms are Albendazole & Mebendazole, given as a single dose that is repeated 2 weeks later. The CDC recommends that physicians treat all family members. Prevention of re-infection is arduous. Pinworm eggs can be found under the infected person's fingernails, on clothes, bedding, upholstered furniture & other surfaces. See: www.cdc.gov/parasites/pinworm/gen_info/faqs.html ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pinworms?

Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pinworms as fast as possible?

How can I get rid of pinworms as fast as possible?

Medication &: environmental controls. Pinworm treatments include anthelmintic medications like Albendazole (Albenza), Mebendazole (vermox) or pyrantel (Pin-X, Antiminth). Good handwashing is important. Wash clothing that has been worn recently, bed linens, upholstery and carpeting. All family members should be treated. ...Read more

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How do you completely get rid of pinworms?

How do you completely get rid of pinworms?

Meds and handwashing: Pinworms are treated with a prescription medication for parasites. Some specialists recommend treating the whole family, especially if there are younger children in the family. Good handwashing, washing clothing/bedding decreases the risk of re-infection. The eggs can collect under the fingernails, and if you have nail-biting kids, they can get re-infected if they don't wash their hands! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pinworms without any medicine?

Why?: Not that i know of. The medication used to treat pinworm is so harmless and benign that it makes no sense to use anything else. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Enterobiasis (Definition)

Enterobiasis is also known as Pinworms. Pinworm infestation causes itching around anus and less often ...Read more