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Child Deworming

Deworming Children

Threadworm, Ringworm and other parasites worms can be passed from animals, soils or people to humans unknowingly, they can easily be transferred and swallowed from food, or other people. And once infected the can transfer to clothes, sheets, furniture and around the home, where they can survive for weeks. When you use worming tablets or solutions  It is a good idea to the whole family, because you only kill the worms, not the eggs, so repeat ment may be required to ensure all parasites are ed.

What are the signs that my child may be infested with parasitic worms?
  • Intense itching around the anus, especially at night when some forms of parasitic worms ley eggs.
  • Anemia or iron deficiency because these parasites if present in big numbers can really cause blood loss.
  • Suddenly develops skin allergies
  • Digestive disorder
  • Loss of appetite,
  • Irritability Anxiety and restlessness
How often to deworm?
It is widely recommended that twice a year or every six months is an ideal interval of deworming children. However, there are cases wherein some children may be more prone to getting parasitic worms, in this case, a more frequent deworming schedule maybe scheduled with your child's physician.

How to prevent contracting parasitic worms?
There is probably a single preventive measure in order not to be infected by parasitic worms and that is by observing strict and regular hygiene practices either at home or when travelling. It would also be ideal to take precaution in eating uncooked raw meat and drinking unclean or uned water for these may contain such contaminants and parasites.

How do I deal with parasitic worms?
Luckily, there are a number of deworming preparations available that can be used for the whole family. These are effective and specially made to taste attractive to the palette of our little ones so they will not know that you are already getting rid of their pests inside their tummy.

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