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Pinworms

Pinworms - What it is

Pinworms (also called threadworms) are an intestinal infection caused by tiny parasitic worms called Enterobius vermicularis. It's a common infection that affects millions of people each year, particularly toddlers and school-age kids. Infection often occurs in more than one family member.

Pinworms are thin and white, measuring about six to 13 millimetres in length.

Pinworms - How to prevent?

Pinworms - Preparing for surgery

Pinworms - Post-surgery care

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