Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: cj | 2011/11/10

Q.

when to deworm

Good morning doc. From what age must one start to deworm your child. My boy is now almost 16 and a half months old.
Thank you.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is only necessary to start de-worming your child if he or she plays outside in sand and especially if dogs or other animals are also there.De-worming should be repeated every 6 months up until the age of 3 to 4 years. Children respond well to Vermox Syrup.

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