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I don't like taking medicine. Does anyone know a natural or herbal way to get rid of pinworms?
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
There has not been a lot of research on this but even mainstream docs advise hygiene measures at home- see http://www.
Md-health.Com/home-remedies-for-pinworms.Html as for herbs, garlic may work best. See http://www.Thesurvivaldoctor.Com/2012/04/17/getting-rid-of-pinworms/ for other ideas see http://www.Healthguidance.Org/entry/15625/1/home-remedies-for-pinworms.Html good luck!

In brief: Yes
There has not been a lot of research on this but even mainstream docs advise hygiene measures at home- see http://www.
Md-health.Com/home-remedies-for-pinworms.Html as for herbs, garlic may work best. See http://www.Thesurvivaldoctor.Com/2012/04/17/getting-rid-of-pinworms/ for other ideas see http://www.Healthguidance.Org/entry/15625/1/home-remedies-for-pinworms.Html good luck!
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Natural not always
Herbs or "natural" treatments are not always safe, and sometimes are dangerous.
They are uncontrolled, easily contaminated, and are usually complexes of many chemicals. Use a medication that is safe and effective and extensively monitored.

In brief: Natural not always
Herbs or "natural" treatments are not always safe, and sometimes are dangerous.
They are uncontrolled, easily contaminated, and are usually complexes of many chemicals. Use a medication that is safe and effective and extensively monitored.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: None
The medical treatment for pinworms is a short course of anti-helminthic (anti-worm) drugs, usually for 3 days.
They have almost no side effects, usually are cheap, and are very effective. There is no reason to seek alternative treatments.

In brief: None
The medical treatment for pinworms is a short course of anti-helminthic (anti-worm) drugs, usually for 3 days.
They have almost no side effects, usually are cheap, and are very effective. There is no reason to seek alternative treatments.
Dr. Crystal Twynham
Dr. Crystal Twynham
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