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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. Qamar Khan
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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?

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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How to get rid of pinworms?

Mebendazole: You would need a prescription for the medication listed above. For more information consult the site below: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pinworm/ds00687/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pinworms?

Oral Medication.: Pinworm can be treated with a simple oral medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pinworms?

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 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 to get rid of pinworms without medicine?

Pinworms: You can eat garlic. Alo keep your nails trimmed and clean with soap and water under the nails to kill the pinworm eggs ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of pinworms?

OTC or Prescription: If it wasn't for the itch & the difficulty these kids have trying to sleep, we wouldn't need to treat this at all. Short term help using a cold wash to remove the irritating oil the eggs are laid in & soothing creams can help baby rest.The otc med &/or the chew able vermox tablet will take a few days to work through the system & eliminated the pw's. ...Read more

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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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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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Dr. Mark Pack
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