Are Pinworms Dangerous?


Pinworms parasites rarely cause serious health problems and are usually not dangerous. These parasites are about the length of a staple and they live in the rectum. Pinworms get inside the body when you swallow their eggs. When you are a sleep at night, the female pinworms are most active and crawl through the anus and deposit eggs on nearby skin. This can cause intense anal itching which worsens at night.
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Tiny parasitic worms cause pinworm. Don't cause harm (just itching). Your doctor can prescribe antiworm medicine. Washing your family bedding can stop it
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