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Overview

Considered as one of the most common intestinal problems of the human digestive system, pinworms also known as enterobiasis are white in color and less than half an inch long. They are usually found in the intestine unturned spread easily if left unchecked requiring the services of a General Surgeon.

Pinworm infection Symptoms

Serious symptoms are generally absent in such cases as such an infection may not have any prolonged effect. However, there are a few pinworm infection symptoms that can be used to determine such an affliction such as:

  • Frequent itching of the anal area
  • Restless sleep due to anal itching and discomfort
  • Pain, rash, or other skin irritation around the anus
  • The presence of pinworms in the opening of the anus
  • Pinworms in stools

Causes of Pinworm infection

The main reason behind the pinworm infection cause mainly due to Enterobiusvermicularis which represents its life cycle process that takes place in our gastronomical system. The life of a pinworm begins with the egg being ingested and hatching in the small intestine. After attaining proper growth, the adult pinworm then travels through the rectum out of the body and lay eggs in the folds of skin near the anus which spreads through direct contact.

Urinary Tract Infection & Pinworm infection

Infestation of pinworm may also lead to urinary tract infection in women. This happens when the pinworm spreads from the rectum into the vagina and may require immediate treatment by the General Surgeon in most cases.

Diagnosing Pinworm infection

Any pinworm infection specialists can easily diagnose such infestations by testing samples of the stool and taking samples near the anus region and examining it for traces of pinworm eggs. Based on the results of such tests, he/she recommends medications accordingly.

Pinworm Infection Treatment

Once diagnosed, it is an easy task to provide medication for a proper pinworm infection treatment. Due to its spontaneous nature, generally, the treatment of one person in the household will mean the treatment of all. A pinworm infestation can be treated easily by pinworm infection doctors near you via oral medications like mebendazole, albendazole, pyrantelpamoate, etc.

To find with doctors ease, we, at mfine have compiled a list of such general surgeons adept in the field of pinworm treatment.

Find your specialist today at mfine.

General Surgeon

Dr. Shrihari Dhorepatil

MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

39 + years exp

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Shree Hospital

Pune

General Surgeon

Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati

MMS,MD (Gen. Surgery),FASMBS,FIBC

General Surgeon

23+ years exp

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KIMS Hospital

Hyderabad

General Surgeon

Dr. Srujan Kumar Bellapu

MS- General Surgery

General Surgeon

15+ years exp

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Aster Prime Hospital

Hyderabad

General Surgeon

Dr. Rajesh Vunnamatla

MS, FIAGES, FALS, FMAS & Dip. Mas

General Surgeon

14+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

General Surgeon

Dr. Sapna Purushotham

MS- General Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery

General Surgeon

13+ years exp

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Femiint Health

Bangalore

General Surgeon

Dr. Deepti Thakkar

MBBS, DNB, FIBC

General Surgeon

13+ years exp

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KIMS Hospital

Hyderabad

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