Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: algetha | 2010/02/09

Q.

Deworming

Hi

Is it necessary to deworm my toddler. His 16mnths and has never been deworm before. His not a big boy but has a very healthy appretite. What symptoms should I be on the look out for for worms. Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

If your son does not play in sand especially where dogs and cats are present, there is no need to deworm him.If he does play in sand then it will do him no harm to deworm him every 6 months or so using Vermox syrup.

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