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Pinworms (Symptoms, Pictures, Transmission, and Treatment)

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Comment from: Thumper, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 17

I had pinworms, don't know how, but I got them. My doctor gave me a prescription that my insurance would not cover, and here's what worked for me. Took Reese's pinworm medicine, and started taking diatomaceous earth (food grade) one tablespoon in the morning and one tablespoon at night you can get it at a health food store take it for 30 days. Showered every morning and night and kept a daily cleaning and laundry routine for 30 days. You'll see results in 7 days.

Comment from: Kilo, 3-6 Male (Caregiver) Published: March 23

When I was young I had pin worms about once a year. My mom cut garlic into thin pieces and put it on bread for us to eat. It worked. I did this to my kids and again it worked. Bad breath was the downside.

Comment from: genious, (Caregiver) Published: February 23

I have found a solution to pinworms in kids. The secret of getting rid or reducing the numbers of them are honey and lemon Lockets dissolved in a low fat fizzy pop and it actually works. It is the best night's sleep I have had in ages.

Comment from: Casper, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 04

I have pinworms and went to a walk-in clinic. I noticed a worm after using the toilet. The nurse practitioner did not want to see the stool sample I brought and gave me by Reese's pinworm liquid. It did no good, I used it 3 times. Then I bought something at health food store and took that over a month. It didn't help. Then I went to a walk-in clinic. They sent me to hospital lab who took the sample of stool I brought and did tests and told me they were negative! I can see the worms and my man has them too. I drove to an emergency room that took a stool sample 4 days ago. They gave me albendazole but the pharmacy after 3 days said they can't get it so here I am after 6 months and no help.

Comment from: delila, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 03

For pinworms, my doctor prescribed Albenza for three days, 2 tablets a day. The strength was 200 mg.

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