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My 5.5 month baby had banana day before.he did not poop yesterday but today his diper was full of black worm like threads.this happened twice in a day?

My 5.5 month baby had banana day before.he did not poop yesterday but today his diper was full of black worm like threads.this happened twice in a day?

Worm Infection: I recommend you to take your baby to your Pediatric doctor for examination. One of the possible worms in neonates are pinworms. Is important to keep your baby hydrated, keep hygienic measures and in this case all members of the family should be treated because this is a highly transmittable disease. Fecal Oral transmission ...Read more

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What to do if I keep getting thread worms !?

What to do if I keep getting thread worms !?

Thread (pin) worms: Have your whole family and initimate others also been treated? Do you wash your hands well after use of toilet? Have you washed bed linens & clothes that you wore recently. Cleaned upholstered furniture and carpets? It usually takes more than just treating with pills. Take care. ...Read more

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Need to know if I can possibly have thread worms?

Need to know if I can possibly have thread worms?

Medical evaluation: can accurately diagnose Thread worm (AKA Pinworms). Pinworm are intestinal parasites (Enterobius Vermicularis). Symptoms can include gastrointestinal upset, anal or vaginal itchiness, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping, irritability, restlessness. Untreated pinworm infection can lead to weight loss, diarrhea, genital rash, urinary incontinence and vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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What can I do about thread worms that keep on returning?

Med tx.: Threadworm is a parasitic infection of the intestines by roundworms (helminth) that can sometimes effect the skin as well. If you believe you have an infection please see either your physician or an infectious disease doctor for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. Medications might include Ivermectin , Mintezol or albendazole. ...Read more

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I have thread worms in my body. May i take albendazol tablets?

I have thread worms in my body. May i take albendazol tablets?

Thread worms or: Pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis) can be treated with Albendazole 400 mg orally once as a single dose which can be repeated in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have thread worm?

Med eval: Threadworm is a parasitic infection of the intestines by roundworms (helminth) that can sometimes effect the skin as well. If you believe you have an infection please see either your physician or an infectious disease doctor for comfirmation of diagnosis and treatment. Medications might include Ivermectin , Mintezol or albendazole. ...Read more

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What is the best way of treating thread worm?

What is the best way of treating thread worm?

Agree w Dr. Erman: Pinworm treatments include anthelmintic medications like Albendazole (Albenza), Mebendazole (vermox) or pyrantel (Pin-X, Antiminth). Good handwashing is important. Emollients can be used for anal itching. 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 can I treat a thread worm?

Med eval.: Threadworm is a parasitic infection of the intestines by roundworms (helminth) that can sometimes effect the skin as well. If you believe you have an infection please see either your physician or an infectious disease doctor for comfirmation of diagnosis and treatment. Medications might include Ivermectin , Mintezol or albendazole. ...Read more

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