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This is the 3rd time I have had pinworms in a year. This time they are back, Mebendazole seems to be inneffective. I also have stomach pain and nausea?

Work with doctor. In the US, pin worms are more common in children, but there may be a different pattern of infection in Catalonia. Pin worms are a parasite; typically Mebendazole or Albendazole is used for treatment. The pin worm does infect the digestive tract; this or the Mebendazole could be causing stomach symptoms. Hygiene is key: morning shower, changing underwear & bed linen, wash in hot water, clean toilet. Read more...
Is it really. The only way you would get it repeatedly is to be exposed to and consume the eggs.If you don't have a bunch of toddlers running around re-infecting you a new approach may be needed.Not all itchy bottoms are due to pinworms. A variety of food allergies, bacterial and yeast infections can cause the same symptom. Unless you/doc are verifying the infection by testing it may not be. Read more...