Worms In Children

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Worms in children are an infestation of certain worms on children's gastrointestinal tract. These worms can be ingested through eating contaminated food as well as playing games on the ground with only bare feet.


Threadworms are found in the feces released by affected persons.


Threadworms can be eliminated by the use of anti-parasitic drugs and oral treatments. Children are also advised to keep up with good hygiene practices.

Symptoms and Signs

The symptoms of worm infestation are headaches, paleness, loss of appetite, consistent hunger and presence of worms in the feces.


This infestation is caused by threadworms. They are long, white, narrow-shaped worms that enter the body through ingestion and doing activities in unsanitary areas.

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