Pinworms Topic Guide

Pinworms Pinworms: Pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis) infection is the most common worm infection in the United States. An itchy rectal area is the most common symptom of pinworms. The scotch tape test is an easy way to diagnose pinworms. Medication treatment includes albendazole (Albenza) and mebendazole (Vermox). Washing bedding, clothing, toys, and other items the infected person has used or touches is also recommended.

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