Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: TC | 2009/03/26

Q.

Stuggling to get rid of worms

Hi doc,

My daughter is 4 and I am struggling to get rid of worms. I have been using vermox and it helps for a while but then they return. My GP recomended that I give her a dose and do it again in 3 weeks. What do you think I should do.

Regards

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You can repeat the Vermox after 4 weeks, but the question you need to ask is why she keeps on getting worms. Is she playing in sand where animals mess?It is important that she does not put her hands into her mouth after playing in the sand. Wash her hands well.

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