Our expert says:
If you work with animals or have young dogs in the house and get into contact with animal poo, you run the risk of being infected by the eggs of the thread and hookworm, which can then hatch in your bowel and cause cramping, itching and weight loss. For this reason we usually give kids ( who is in the soil all the time) an anti-helmintic treatment like Worm-go, Vermox or Zentel once or twice a year. If you work in an office and don't have pets it is unlikely that you will be infected with worms.
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