How To Deal With Intestinal Worms In Children Aged 1 Year?
Assalamuallaikum .. I want to ask my age 1 year 10 months .. He was attacked by pinworms .. Udh I have to go to the nearest doctor but don’t get it just get told to clean the anus hole by using cooking oil … I drink it obt … What is the medicine .. Thank you so much … Hello
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Pinworms in medical languages are called Enterobius vermicularis. These worms multiply in the large intestine, but when they lay eggs they will move to the anal area and cause symptoms of itching due to irritation and rashes in the anal area.
Pinworms can be transmitted by direct contact from a contaminated hand, especially in other people who are in the same environment as a patient.
Transmission of pinworms can be terminated with treatment steps using anti-parasitic, including pyrantel pamoate, albendazole or with mebendazole. With this therapy, it is expected that both adult worms and eggs can be eradicated and symptoms will subside.
Regarding the right choice of therapy for your child, try to discuss it directly with the doctor closest to you. Pyrantel pamoat is safe for consumption for children over 1 year who experience worms. While albendazole and mebendazole should be consumed in children over the age of 2 years.
Always keep the child clean and the environment. Bathing 2 times a day, clean the anus every day, especially after defecating. Change clothes in every day with a clean one. Avoid the habit of biting or sucking fingers, especially in children. And always make it a habit to wash your hands after playing, before and after eating.
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