Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ZDEE | 2010/02/01

Q.

22 MONTH OLD SON

Dear Prof
what are the signs to look out for that indicated that my son could have worms he does not eat well but has started drinking more I Noticed that he has light little pimples on this am they not icthy
He does always put his finger in his nose and scratch someone told me that that is a sign that he might have milk worms I know this sounds crazy can you please shed some light ion thisfor me thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Children very often pick at their noses. This is usually a temporary habit and is not due to worms. If your son has a blocked nose or an itchy nose he may have a nasal allergy.

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