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Can pinworm by caught from my toothbrush?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Probably not

Pin worms are contracted from anal to oral transmission of the eggs of the pinworm laid at the opening of the anus.
They are not in the oral cavity per se. I would find it very difficult for this to happen.

In brief: Probably not

Pin worms are contracted from anal to oral transmission of the eggs of the pinworm laid at the opening of the anus.
They are not in the oral cavity per se. I would find it very difficult for this to happen.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Not likely

Since the infectious form of pinworm is excreted in the stool.

In brief: Not likely

Since the infectious form of pinworm is excreted in the stool.
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