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What is the cause of pinworms transmission in adults?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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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
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: See below

Here is a good website to answer this question.
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/pinworm/pages/transmission.aspx.

In brief: See below

Here is a good website to answer this question.
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/pinworm/pages/transmission.aspx.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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