How do you get pinworms?

Ingested. U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in.

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How do you get rid of pinworms?

Simple RX. U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in. Read more...

How do you get rid of pinworms without any medicine?

Why? Not that i know of. The medication used to treat pinworm is so harmless and benign that it makes no sense to use anything else. Read more...

How do you get rid of pinworms without telling your parents?  

Tell your parents. Pinworms are not an std, but are caused by simply scratching the area around the anus or vagina. It is embarrassing, but you can tell them you want to see your physician and go - they are very common and are often the result of an outbreak at school, camp, or work where one person infects a great many through poor hygiene. Read more...
Why hide it. This is a common issue and not a sign of bad lifestyle or bad choices. There are over the counter pinworm treatments that work but are a bit messy & not always reliable.I commonly call in the simple(1)chewable tablet treatment if parents think their kid has them. Read more...

How do you completely get rid of pinworms?

Oral anti-parasitic. Keep in mind that pinworms usually cause no problems for the child although there may be itch around the rectum. Pinworms respond well to prescription medication. Read more...
Meds and handwashing. Pinworms are treated with a prescription medication for parasites. Some specialists recommend treating the whole family, especially if there are younger children in the family. Good handwashing, washing clothing/bedding decreases the risk of re-infection. The eggs can collect under the fingernails, and if you have nail-biting kids, they can get re-infected if they don't wash their hands! Read more...