If it's not pinworms what is it?

Answer It could be tape worms that could die or most probably threadworms that are just another name for pinworms.

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What is the origin of pinworms?

Enterobius vermicularis or pinworms are parasites that are commonly found in the human intestinal tract. The parasite's eggs are extremely small and are often transmitted through fecal-contaminated... Read More »

What Causes Pinworms & Tapeworms?

Several types of worms infect humans and result in intestinal infections. Oftentimes, worm infections can occur without person ever developing symptoms. Symptoms of tapeworm infection may include a... Read More »

What Do I Clean in My House When Someone Has Pinworms?

Measuring 1/2 inch in length, pinworms are an internal parasite that can transfer from one host to another via their eggs. Pinworms can live in the body for several years without presenting any sig... Read More »

Can you see pinworms?

Most commonly found in young school children, pinworms infect the intestines and rectum of the host. They are small (about ¼ inch to ½ inch long), yellow-white roundworms that, when viewed by the... Read More »