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Can pinworms be cause complications during pregnancy?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Medication might

Pinworms make people uncomfortable literally and figuratively.
Weight or sleep loss can occur. They are common in childcare settings but can be prevented with hand hygiene please read this http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywater/hygiene/disease/pinworms.Html and fact sheet http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm/index.Html also tell your OB providers and discuss treatment http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm.

In brief: Medication might

Pinworms make people uncomfortable literally and figuratively.
Weight or sleep loss can occur. They are common in childcare settings but can be prevented with hand hygiene please read this http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywater/hygiene/disease/pinworms.Html and fact sheet http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm/index.Html also tell your OB providers and discuss treatment http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pinworms

There is more risk in the first trimester to a developing fetus than in the second and third trimester. Low iron and organ damage are possible risk for you.
The medication to treat this is less of a risk than letting the infestation continue.

In brief: Pinworms

There is more risk in the first trimester to a developing fetus than in the second and third trimester. Low iron and organ damage are possible risk for you.
The medication to treat this is less of a risk than letting the infestation continue.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Thank
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