Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: julia | 2009-07-11

Q.

tapeworm

hi doc my 3yr old seems to be suffering from tapeworms cause she complains of itching on her bums. can it be and how to go about it.?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not due to a tapeworm but is usually due to other worms called pinworms. Give her Vermox Syrup. The dose is 5ml twice daily for 3 days.

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