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What is the cause of pinworms in adults?
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Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eggs
Infection is transmitted through the consumption of pinworm eggs.

In brief: Eggs
Infection is transmitted through the consumption of pinworm eggs.
Dr. Steven Neish
Dr. Steven Neish
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Same as in kids
They only way to get pinworms is to swallow some pinworm eggs (accidentally).
This occurs when a person puts his fingers or hands in his mouth after getting an egg or two (or more) on his fingers or under his nails.

In brief: Same as in kids
They only way to get pinworms is to swallow some pinworm eggs (accidentally).
This occurs when a person puts his fingers or hands in his mouth after getting an egg or two (or more) on his fingers or under his nails.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
Thank
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