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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 …

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  • pinworm hell please help

     i had extreme itching around my anus for about a month but thought it could have been an infection or my diet as i eat lots of spicy foods but the itching got that bad i started to researchcauses of anal itching online and read that it could be pinworms i read that sticking tape to the anal …

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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 …

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  • 17 years old and helpless

    Hi I’ve had threadworm on and off for a few years now, with no treatment.  I live in both a low income and an abusive household meaning I have no access to either money or support.  Normally I would ignore my symptoms but the last few days it’s been worse than ever.  I’ve been …

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  • I HAVE pinworms. Need Canadians.

    I’m 14 year old female and I know u have pinworms. I’ve seen them several times on the toilet paper moving and I took a video of one in my anus. Basically I can’t tell my dad (no mother) so please don’t suggest it. My anus is mildly itchy during the day and extremely itchy at night to the point …

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  • Threadworms

    Hi all, I hope there's someone out there that can help me right now because I have threadworms and I'm coming to the point where I really can't do this anymore ! I've had theeadworms for around a week now (definitely feels longer) and I told my mum about it and she is going to buy …

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  • Misinformation questions

    So due to confusing information on the NHS websites if threadworms live for 5-6 in the gut and then lay eggs around the anus when they reach the necessary maturity level wouldn’t that mean the anus would itch severely one night every 5/6 weeks? Rather than constantly? Because I’m going out of my …

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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 …

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  • ANSWERING PINWORM QUESTIONS

    my grandma and auntie both have worked in medical fields in Romania. I’ve been asking them these questions and they’ve been answering . CAN PINWORMS LIVE IN EARS, NOSE AND EYES? No they cannot. They NEED sugar to survive so if in some extreme rare cases an egg hatches in your ear for example they’ …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • Do I have Pinworms or something else?

    I'm reaching out because idk if I have pinworms or and just being a hypercondriac. Before going into it let me say that I'm an epileptic and am on 2 medications for it, Topomax and Keppra (keppra makes my skin itch on and off and always had. I use lotion but sometimes it just does and the …

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  • PINWORMS IN VAGINA!! HELP

    I’m a 15 year old girl who’s has pinworms for a while now . I’m so depressed as I’ve been reading all the horror stories online with all these worms. I have questions urgently answered : Do pinworms in vagina go away? Because where would the worms lay their eggs? Can pinworms go in nose eyes and …

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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 …

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  • Threadworms ocd

    Okay sorry for the tmi but I took ovex because my doctor advised to me so I could stop worrying. Horses had threadworm and its species specific but I tricked myself into thinking I had it. Not itching till I shaved too far back!! Which is now making me think I have worms stupid I know but I have …

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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 …

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  • Do I have worms?! Urgent care?!

    A been several days since I’ve been back from vacay in Cancun, Mexico.. ive always been paranoid about catching some sort of virus or worm in the food or water... I’ve had a sensitive stomach and mild diarrhea... Today some strange/creepy stuff appeared in my stool.. HELP!?? How can I post a photo? …

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  • Will I have to do a test for pinworms?

    This might seem like a silly question but I have pinworms and I’m going to dr next Friday. I know I have them because my anus was itchy and i wiped and there was a worm that was white and moving. Will my doctor still want a sample? What is your experience?

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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 …

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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 …

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  • So I’m confused

    So I went to see my doctor yesterday morning  because I was at my wits end with this discomfort. I got advice from someone on here to apply baby powder to my anus to kill eggs and stop itching. I did that the day before my appointment and it helped.  The powder definitely helps with the …

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  • me me

    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! …

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  • Worms

    I keep worming my daughter and she still keeps getting them.

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  • Threadworm BS

    *APOLOGIES FOR THE LONG POST* Threadworm is almost like a phantom disease. Unless you have one wriggling as proof you're almost at a loss and complaints come off as crazy rants, that arent really taken that seriously if the other person it's currently suffering alongside you. I have had …

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  • Itchy Peruneum and Butt but no Worms?

    So. I am a 16 year old female living in Mississippi. The past month I have been feeling crazily itchy around my butt area and am incredibly embarrassed. I have been researching reasons and symptoms of things and the only ones I fit are pinworms. But I have never, ever even seen one in my stool. I …

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  • Pinworms(?)

    Okay... so, literally out of the blue one day but bum started itching so (jokingly) thought to myself “man, I feel like a dog with worms”. Then I googled it and lo-and-behold, that’s a freaking thing for people too!! So I did the whole feces check, “butt-check” and found a worm, at least I think it …

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  • I’ve had Threadworms(Pinworms) for two months, what do I do?

    I’ve had threadworms for two months and it’s been a nightmare, I wash my hands everyday but I end up with dry skin, I’ve tried the apple cider vinegar and it lasted for an hour, I used the baby powder which lasted for an hour. A shower lasted for a day. I have pinworms because I have found them but …

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  • I have had pinworms for 10 years

    I'm not sure if anyone will read this but i have a question for anyone who is knowlegdeable on this subject. So like the title says i have had pinworms for the good part of ten years, i'm 19 now. I only recently found out they were acutually pinworms however. I never told anyone about my & …

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  • DON'T BE WORRIED ABOUT THREAD WORMS

    So I'm a kid and I always get thread worms(pinworms) which are little white worms.but the bad thing is I got anxiety because it. Lots of people get problems from it but they are harmless.

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  • The most effective way to beat Threadworm

    Only God knows how I got threadworm, Initially I did not know what it was. Long story short, I had it for 4 months until I understood what it was... I suffered. At the beginning of the 5th month, It started to make sense. When I went to the GP, they gave me  Mebendazole 100mg, I took it …

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  • Thread worms

    I'm afraid to go to the toilet for a 💩 in case I see them in it. Help?! I'll be having a tablet in two days. 🙏 for me! (if the emojis don't show, number 1 is a poo, number 2 is a boy praying.)

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  • Threadworm problem

    I'm really worried. I've had threadworms since I was a young child, I am now 18, I was just too embarrassed to tell anyone or purchase medication, although I tried everything else, such a not eating sugar and eating certain foods. I plan on ordering medication online, does anyone know …

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