Do you understand how to know if pinworms are dead after getting some treatments? Well, of course, the treatment must be done correctly so that pinworms can be healed well. Anyway, some people still don’t know what pinworms are. Now, we are going to ask you first. Have you ever known that your children feel itching in their vaginal or anal area firmly? When it is happening, we can call this moment is caused by pinworms. These are mounts of tiny worms that usually spread intestines of children. Although it doesn’t cause any dangerous effect for your kids, if you don’t treat it immediately, threadworm may make your children feeling so uncomfortable. Additionally, pinworms are easily contagious especially to all family members.
How to cure it and how to know if pinworms are dead
In fact, how to cure it and how to know if pinworms are dead are very simple. What you really need in this moment is only transparent cellophane tape. Firstly, you need to get a sample of pinworms and eggs. This action can be done easily in your children’s first trip to the bathroom before bathing or doing any activity in the bathroom. Use the cellophane tape to get the pinworms from anal or vaginal area of your little girls. And then bring the sample to the doctor or lab so that the medical staff can inform you whether your kids are infected of pinworms or not.
When your kids are positively infected by these threadworms, every doctor usually will give your kids prescribe to cure it. The prescribed medicine is typically anti-worm medicine such as pyrantel or mebendazole. Don’t forget to make sure your kids consuming the medicine as shown on the doctors prescribe. You will know the difference after taking this medical treatment during 2 weeks. On the first week, usually the symptoms of pinworms will be decreased. And then it will completely disappear after 2 weeks. That’s how to tell if pinworms are dead for sure.