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How Do Pinworms Come Out Of Your Skin
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
I thought I had contracted pinworms, but I can see and feel them moving beneath my skin all throughout my body. What could it be?
Not pinworms: I know of no "worm" or other agent that would do that.Although you may be sensing a generalized thing with your skin, your assumptions are faulty.Wright down a history of your problem (s) so you don't forget any important details and schedule an appointment with your doc. ...Read more
My bum has been slightly sore and red for about a month, i have ruled out pinworms, but still a bit red and skin sticks together at times what is it?
Can pinworms be seen in any other parts of the body except anus/intestines? I had what I thiught were pinworms.However now they are noticable on my.Skin, mouth, eyes..Etc. As well as anus amd vagina. Are theses pinworms?
My anus is itching and I pulled out 3-4 white thin hair like thing. (thinner than a pinworm) my stomach also has antsy feeling. Yeast? No skin rash.
Worm in anus: If you do video consult you can show us the worm or google GI worms and look at images to see if you can match it up. I am not certain what antsy means in Hungary. Not likely yeast. Better yet have someone look around in and up your anus to see what is going on. Should be quick answer so you don't have to worry. ...Read more
Personal hygiene: Infestations begin as the eggs are ingested from contaminated fingers. These fingers touch places that babies sit and play in like sandboxes, day care centers, etc, where the eggs are shed from a diapered bottom. The more finger to mouth activity the higher likelihood of infection.When you add a ready source of eggs in their environment, the chances also increase. ...Read more
Sry i'm asking a lot but i don't want it to come back. When i wipe. It's dry and hurts to wipe down there. Is this from the pinworms & how do I fix it?
Since pinworms often come w/no symptoms, how do ppl find out they have it?How long can they go w/being infected & not knowing?Does it go away by itself
Enterobius: The most common symptom of pinworms is an itchy rectal area. Symptoms are worse at night when the female worms are most active and crawl out of the anus to deposit their eggs. Although pinworm infections can be annoying, they rarely cause serious health problems and are usually not dangerous. Therapy with routine prescription medications provides an effective cure in almost all cases. ...Read more
I had pinworms 3 months ago and treated with Vermox for 3 days. Now I have it again. How can I get rid of it for good? And where does it come from?
PINWORM: Female worm lay eggs at night around anus causing itch, scratching spread eggs in nails, clothes, bed linen, everywhere. Egg remain alive in home environment 2-3 wks. Infection: by egg ingestion. Prevention: bathe every am, frequently wash n change underclothes, bed linens, suspected clothes, toys, hand hygiene before eating and preparing food, keep nail short. Rx reinfection 2 doses one wk apart. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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