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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
Question: pinworms possibly
|Tadesa - Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:08 pm||
ok i have a 11 yr old son who seems to have worms quite quite abit. they are very small white worms. i buy pinx and give him and they seem to go away but before i know it they are back again. is there anything i can do get rid of these for good? and are these considered pinworms?
|Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Thu Apr 22, 2004 12:35 am||
These could well be pinworms.
Pinworms have a high rate of re-infection because of the high rate of auto-infection (one re-infecting his/herself).
There should extreme personal hygiene of the hands and all the surroundings and the clothes.
This is a website that would give some info about pinworms.
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Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.
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