Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Shir | 2011-05-06

Q.

Deworming

Hi

My son is nearly 20 months should i deworm him we do have cats and dogs
I have heard worms can contribute to restless sleep?

Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is a good idea to deworm your son especially as you have animals at home.There is a strong belief that worms may cause young children to be very restless at night, but this has never been definitely proven.Give your son Vermox syrup 5ml twice daily for 3 days.

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