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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: smatsatsa | 2008/01/06

Q.

baby worms

my 11 month old daughter sleeps well, but sometimes she is resltess, like when she is teething, but sometimes if she is restless she wiggles her bum, then im thinking maybe she has worms and they are irritating her. how do i know that she has worms, how do i check, what are the symptoms?is there anything i can give her, in case she has worms then it will help her, im in need of help.thanx

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am sorry that your question was not answered before. Somehow it got lost in the system.She could well have an infection with tiny worms called pinworms.Give her a single dose of Vermox syrup 5ml. The usual dose of Vermox is 5ml twice a day for 3 days, but she must only have a single dose.

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