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You probably never expected your child to come home with a pinworm infection. Believe it or not, it is the most common intestinal parasite in the United States and exists year-round, especially in warm, moist climates. Anyone can contract pinworm, but those that are most likely include:
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Since the eggs can survive for up to 20 days, they might be found in bedding and clothing. If these materials are shaken, it is even possible to spread the eggs in the air and swallow them directly. Once eaten, the eggs hatch in the intestine and develop into adult worms within 2 to 6 weeks. Adult worms can live for approximately 3 months and an adult female can lay more than 10,000 eggs in her lifetime.
Several pharmacotherapeutics agents are traditionally recommended and effective for treatment of infection with E. vermicularis and Toxocara species. Until recently, two benzimidazole agents were commercially available: mebendazole (formally known as Vermox, Biotech Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd.) and albendazole (Albenza, GlaxoSmithKline).
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Pregnancy Category C: Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the fetus (teratogenic or embryocidal, or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
Worms – threadworms
Threadworms, also known as pinworms, are the most common form of worm infection in Australia. They are not a sign of uncleanliness and are extremely common in children as they can pick up eggs very easily from objects. A common misconception is that they are transmitted from pets. De-worming pets and children at the same time is unnecessary, because animals carry different worms and there is only a remote chance of children becoming infected with animal worms. Worms are easily treated with pharmacy medicines.
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Threadworm is sometimes called pinworm and can affect both adults and children. One of the main symptoms of threadworms is an itchy bottom (around the anus or the vagina) at night. Young children can seem irritated and wake up more often during the night.