Everything you need to know about pinworms
That anal itch: how to diagnose and permanently get rid of pinworms - ChildrensMD
A pinworm infection is one of the most common types of human intestinal worm infections. Pinworms are tiny, narrow worms. Pinworm infections are also known as enterobiasis or oxyuriasis. Pinworm infections can spread easily. An effective treatment for pinworm infections is medication, though reinfection is possible. Serious complications and long-term health effects are rare.
That anal itch: how to diagnose and permanently get rid of pinworms
Pinworms are white, parasitic worms that can live in the large intestine of humans. They are about one-half inch long. While the infected person sleeps, female pinworms leave the intestinal tract and lay their eggs on the skin around the anus. The eggs are laid in a sticky, jelly-like substance that, along with the wriggling of the female pinworm, causes severe itching.
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