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Do pinworms cause warts?

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In brief: NO

No.

In brief: NO

No.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: No

Pinworms are a problem most often seen in kids, involving a threadlike worm that lives in the large intestines.
The female crawls out the anus to lay eggs in a sticky glue that often causes rectal itching.The eggs are cast off into bed linnen & may be ingested, moving on to a new home. There is no link between pinworms and warts, although someone with anal warts may scratch like they have them.

In brief: No

Pinworms are a problem most often seen in kids, involving a threadlike worm that lives in the large intestines.
The female crawls out the anus to lay eggs in a sticky glue that often causes rectal itching.The eggs are cast off into bed linnen & may be ingested, moving on to a new home. There is no link between pinworms and warts, although someone with anal warts may scratch like they have them.
Dr. James Ferguson
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