Overview

A pinworm infection is a type of human intestinal worm infection. Pinworms are tiny, narrow worms that are white and less than half an inch long. A pinworm infection, also known as enterobiasis or oxyuriasis, is the most common type of worm infect[read article]

Tests for Pinworm Infection

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Stool Examination
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A stool ova and parasites exam involves a laboratory analysis of a stool sample to check for parasites. Parasites are organisms that can live inside a host (the hum...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A blood differential (also called a white blood cell count differential) measures the number of each of the five types of white blood cells present in your blood�...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Pinworm Infection

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PYRANTEL (pi RAN tel) is an antiparasitic. It is used to treat infections of pinworms or other parasites.  More
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ALBENDAZOLE (al BEN da zole) is an antiparasitic. It is used to treat infections of tapeworms or other parasites.  More
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MEBENDAZOLE (me BEN da zole) is an anthelmintic. It will kill some kinds of parasites. This medicine is used to treat infections of roundworms, hookworms, pinworms,...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Pinworm Infection

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PYRANTEL (pi RAN tel) is an antiparasitic. It is used to treat infections of pinworms or other parasites.  More
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Self Care for Pinworm Infection

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Lifestyle Modification
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