Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lynn | 2010/07/28

Q.

Worm syrup

Hi doc

Please advise how regular children can be given worm syrup.
One of them is a toddler of 19mnts the other is 9yrs old.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This question comes up often. If needed children should be given worm treatment twice a year.This is more important in children under 5 years of age. Your older son will not need worm syrup unless he has definitely had worms in the past.

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