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What can be the effects of a thread worm on pregnancy?

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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine

In brief: Rare

Thread worms, also known as pinworms, rarely affect pregnancy.
Pregnant women cannot take medicine to treat pinworms. A potential complication would be infection around the anus from scratching.

In brief: Rare

Thread worms, also known as pinworms, rarely affect pregnancy.
Pregnant women cannot take medicine to treat pinworms. A potential complication would be infection around the anus from scratching.
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