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Should I Be Worried About Pinworms
Possibly: Pinworms is the most common worm infection in the us -- and school-age kids are the ones who most commonly get it. They unknowingly touch the eggs, put fingers in mouths, and the eggs mature -- producing intense anal itching esp. @ night. The eggs can be transferred to others in the house also. See your family doctor for help if needed. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002137/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm worried abt pinworms: a intense crawling feeling, not like any other itch. But-it's rare, only every few days, & in eve, not night. Does that fit?
Worried taken mebendezanole every 2 weeks for 2 -3 months even though im sure i have got rid of pinworm. Hav stopped. Will anything bad happen?
That's a long time!: If you feel that your infection has cleared, there should be no reason to continue taking the medication unless your doctor advised you otherwise. There should be no ill effects from not taking mebendazole, except for recurrence of the infection if you are still exposed to the original source. ...Read more
How easy is it for pinworm eggs to become airborne? Im very careful when changing covers but extremely worried I also wear underwear and pyjamas 2 bed
I discovered pinworms after Jadean told me her vagina is sore at night. What is the best option for treatment and should I be worried.
Pinworms: this requires prescription medication so see a doctor ...Read more
See a doctor: There are a variety of causes so your best bet is to seea gastroenterologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more