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  • Returning threadworms for years....

    HI, I've had treadworms for almost 5 years now! Ive been eating loads of Opex and Mebendazole. I tried the pumpkin seeds and eaten garlic every day for months...I've also gone up to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases In London to see a specialist for the last 8 months....All their treatment has...

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  • Finally beat Threadworm, here's how I did it.

    Firstly I want to say that I am not a medical doctor and so medical advice should be taken before taking any medication listed below. I started having the itchy bottom symptoms around September 2011 and booked in an appointment with my doctor. The doctor said it was nothing serious and told me to take...

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  • threadworm questions and answers

    Hi to all. Here is my stori About 6 months ago my daughter caught up threadworm from school, this is a not the issue however as she was treated and cleared within a fortnight. I on the other hand took the medication mebendazole several times eventually taking it every day for a week, but to no relief....

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  • Threadworms

    Hi need some advice so the other day I noticed that my anus was really itchy I was thinking maybe it was something to do with the show gel but I went a toliet and noticed two threadworms wiggling about I literally wanted to cry the next day I was fine no worms then today I found about 10 so I head tumeric...

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  • Is it threadworm

    Right I had threadworm a year or so ago when pregnant since then paranoia kicked in constantly thinking I had it. Finally after months and months I stopped the vigorous routine and just kept on top of things.  In the new year I started getting stabbing pains in my vagina and a bit of a discharge...

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  • Advice needed....bad infestation!

    Hi. So glad I found this site! I responed to another thread (how much do I not want to hear that word!) but thought I'd start a fresh one to describe my situation (hell!) and seek advice I teach so I tend to blame the kids for the infections. I've had threadworms twice in 4 years despite being...

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  • Signs you might not have threadworms

    DON'T BELIEVE ALL THE HORROR STORIES THAT SAY "ONCE YOU GET THREADWORMS YOU HAVE THEM FOREVER". THIS IS SIMPLY NOT TRUE. I thought I had threadworms 3 times, and I spent several months of my life going crazy trying to get rid of them. It turns out I was actually making the problem worse,...

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  • Pinworm Hell :(

    Hello, I am a 29 yr old mother of an 8 year old daughter and a 3 year old daughter as well. In Sep of 2017 my 3 year old was diagnosed with a yeast infection....after 10 day antibiotics and cream she still complained about it hurting when she went to the bathroom. Mind you I grew up in Detroit,...

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  • Does this look like a tape worm?

    I have noticed some weird looking things in my stools lately.  (the last week)  I took a picture of one of them, in the toilet.  Sorry for being gross, But I need to take care of this issue, and I am inbetween 2 different health insurances, so I won't have insurance until January. ...

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  • Uncomfortable sensations?

    The past few nights I’ve been having an uncomfortable moving sensation in my anus, accompanied with mild constipation and gas. At first I thought it was pinworms but I don’t have any itching and haven’t seen any when I do manage to have a bowel movement. My hemmorhoid has been rather sore and it does...

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  • What is this? I need your help!

    Hello, I need your help! Take a look at this http://oi67.tinypic.com/2en5e95.jpg or attachments  Would you tell me how it says and where I can learn more about it. There were two pieces one big and one little, they came out of me. /went out through my faeces/ I am slightly worried, so thank...

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  • I am in my 30's and have suffered from threadworms since...

    I am in my 30's and have suffered from threadworms since being a small child. I discovered I had these after seeing them in my faeces at about age 9. (Although in reality they are rarely seen in your poo once it has hit the water!) Until seeing them I had not realised that the sore itchy bottom...

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  • Threadworm/Pinworm Hell

    Greetings everyone. Sorry for the big post. I’m a 22 year old female who has been afflicted for about two months now. I work where the only access to a toilet is a public toilet which is rarely cleaned often or well. Never having had threadworms prior to my job, I had to assume that that’s where I contracted...

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  • Pinworm problems.... Advice?

    My daughter is seven and has caught pinworms.... Again. Last time she took Reese's pinworm medicine and after the first timethey died and we did the second dose and they didn't come back. This time around we did the same medicine a couple days ago and they are coming out of her bottom again and...

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  • 13, scared because of pinworms, what to do?

    I’m 13/girl, and i’ve noticed the little threadworms about three days ago. im going to be honest and upfront: i haven’t pooped in two days out of fear for these little things.  i’m scared of what i will see and how much of them will be in my stool. i was wondering if anyone has had the same problem...

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  • Threadworm - mostly during my period

    I am so embarrased about this issue.  Basically since I have been about 13 I have had worms.  I have had treatment for this so many times.  I am in my early twenties now.  They come when I am on my period.  Does this mean they have gone into my uterus?   I mean I am very...

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  • Dispel urban myths - You are not reinfecting yourselves!

    100mg of Mebendazole is RARELY strong enough to get rid of the worms throughout the entire body in a single dose - despite what it says on the box! You can get a stronger drug from your doctor (prescription only) called Albendazole - it's actually one of the ingredients in many animal worming tablets...

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  • Bad infestation :( please help

    Right we're do I start with this I've had worms since last September which is almost 7 months The worms are white and small I've take ovex about 10-15 times in the past 6 months I've taken pripsen about 4 times Nither have worked My nose has been itching and realy...

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  • I found a cure for threadworms

    Firstly so sorry to hear of everyones stories, it is something that unless you have it no one can fully appreciate how awful it is and how it takes over your lives.  Like most of you I had to do my own research because basically the doctor couldn,t do anything for me just to say that Mebendazole...

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  • 17 with pinworms?

    Hi, so roughly nine months ago I first suffered from pinworms but I took Ovex and they disappeared very quickly. However, a few days ago I realised I had them again and I took another Ovex pill roughly 24 hours ago but I have seen no improvements (although I do not know if this is enough time to see...

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  • Long term threadworms - I think I have found a solution

    6 months ago I suddenly realised that my children and I were infested with threadworms and had been for at least a year prior to that. It has caused me intermittent, unexplained diarrhoea attacks and obviously itchiness. I had put the latter down to thrush as I obviously had them in my vagina. I also...

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  • Recurring infection -- couple of months now -- help please

    I've gone a grand majority of my nineteen year old life without having to encounter these hellish pests, but ever since I got it, I haven't been able to shake it off. I strongly believe I was infected through my 11 year old cousin. The lucky boy was only visiting so after moving off the infection...

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  • Threadworm Sufferer

    In the spring of 2013 I decided to try walking barefoot in my yard. It is called Earthing on some health sites. After a few months I felt wiggling in my bottom. I knew right away what it was because my 3 children had pinworms as youngsters. Decided to just try eating garlic to get rid of them. In July...

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  • 7yr old girl suffering with Vulvovaginitis caused by thread worms.

    My daughter is suffering with thread worms and Vulvovaginitis caused by the little buggers. I have been to my gp who has taken swaps and given me a repeat prescription for thread worm treatment. ( as i treated us all on the first signs ) But it's been 7 nights and no improvement shes up all hours...

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  • Not able to gain weight .Is am having worm or what?

    I don't know proper idea which worm i have.. When i was excreting (potty) i saw a dead worm approx 3-4 cm came out of my anus. just beside my anus there is a small swelling which pains when i touch it. I dont know whats the matter. It is from past 1 year i guess. I thought it will go. But it didn't....

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  • Vasaline, garlic and thread worms? HELP

    Hey, I found thread worms last night and was up all night with them, I had to go to work at 7am this morning so I'm very irritable. I've been looking after my brother's son for the past 2 weeks so I think maybe that's how I've got them. I heard that vasaline is a good solution, (applying...

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  • Threadworms

    I suck my middle two fingers still as a comfort and I keep constantly getting thread worms , over and over again , I take ovex and it never seems to work , is there any other medication I can take to get rid of the thread worms ?

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  • What worm is this?

    Hi, been having stomach ache for a week now, I passed yellowish eggs few days ago then what looks like a worm, it's my profile photo as I don't know how to upload it to this thread! been feeling very tired also! Thanks

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  • How long after taking Ovex should threadworms dissapear?

    Having not had threadworms since I was young I was surprised to find that I got them around my 21st birthday (6th Apr). After 2 weeks they seemed to just go away after all the hygiene routines and without medication. Phew! However, just this week my girlfriend complained about having them and I then...

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    please help!!

    i have had thredworms for a few months now and i dont know what to do! i really cant tell my parents! so i need a way i can get rid of them at home, ill try just about anything, i think i have it really bad, somthimes theres heaps like 20-30 at one time i dont know what to do, please some one help! please...

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  • Severe threadworm/Parasite infrstation

    Hi, I've struggled with threadworms for the past 5 years. A few months ago I realised they were back and took medication to get rid of them however it didn't work. Since then I have developed issues with breathing, muscle pain and a heart murmur. At first I didn't understand why I suddenly...

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  • Threadworm for months

    I've been fighting a Threadworm infection since October 2016 , I've used every medication I can get my hands on. My doctor has said she can refer me to a microbiologist which I'm pleased about. I think the only medication left for me to try is Albendazole Has anyone had success with Albendazole?...

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  • I can't get rid of threadworms!

    I live in England and a couple of months ago I went to New York and a couple of weeks after I returned I noticed that I had threadworms. My mother went crazy cleaning my bedroom, the bathroom, my clothes and my bedding. I took a tablet from the chemist for worms and it seemed to work for about a month....

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  • Have I got worms?

    Since the beginning of the year, I've been experiencing weakness and fatigue in addition to abdominal pains, bloating and diarrhea.  It came to mind that I might have parasitises. Consequently, I switched to a plant-based diet with cayenne pepper and raw garlic.  I've recently...

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