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What is oxyuriasis?

What is oxyuriasis?

Pinworms: Oxyuriasis in another word for a pinworm infection. Pinworm infections are caused the intestinal nematode (roundworm) enterobius vermicularis. ...Read more

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Oxyuriasis (Definition)

It is a parasite, small white. It causes itchy bottom (pruritus ani) particularly at night. This prevents the child from sleeping, making ...Read more


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How is oxyuriasis treated?

How is oxyuriasis treated?

Oxyureasis treatment: Oxyureasis or pinworms are treated with a single dose of vermox, and it should be repeated after two weeks in case there is reinfection.The other members of the family should be treated as well and all other close contacts especially children. ...Read more

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What are the tests for oxyuriasis?

What are the tests for oxyuriasis?

Pinworms: We, often, use clear tape to get the worms or eggs on the tape and look at it under a microscope or magnifying glass to test for pinworms. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of oxyuriasis?

What are the major symptoms of oxyuriasis?

OXYURIASIS: Or enterobiasis is pinworm infestation. The major sx is perianal itching with excoriations secondary to scratching ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Oxyuriasis?

What is the definition or description of: Oxyuriasis?

Pinworm: It is a parasite, small white. It causes itchy bottom (pruritus ani) particularly at night. This prevents the child from sleeping, making them tired and irritable. ...Read more

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What's effective for helping to prevent oxyuriasis?

Pinworms=hand wash: For 'oxyuriasis' or pinworms is also called enterobiasis(caused by enterobius vermicularis). Treatment is a simple pill regimen written by a physician. Prevention includes: washing hands after using the bathroom and before preparing food. Wash bedding and underclothing frequently, especially those of any affected family members. ...Read more

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What is pinworm infection medicine?

Pinworm treatment: Pinworms (enterobius) are treated with oral medications known as Mebendazole or Albendazole (see your physician). ...Read more

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How do I know my child has a pinworm infection?

How do I know my child has a pinworm infection?

Pinworm diagnosis: Early in the morning, before bathing, look closely at your child's recturm. Pinworms look like tiny white threads, or toilet paper residue. You can do a pinworm tape test and submit to the lab for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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