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Medicines for pin worm infestation in 22 weeks pregnant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am 22 weeks pregnant and have pinworms (not alot though), a few of my friends had the same problem and were told of tablets they were able to take. Are you able to inform me what i cant take please? also i have had a cough for 9weeks now which isnt cleariing and is making me sick, could this be a result in the worms as i noticed the worms 3 months ago but didnt do anything about them.Thanks
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Doctor :   Dr. XXX here
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   can you tell me the name of the tablets ?
User :   Im not sure this was a while ag, they were unsure exactly of the name
Doctor :   are you sure about the infection too ?
User :   yes it has been ongoing for sometime now
Doctor :   did you got any tests done ?
User :   no, i rang the emergency midwife and she said that they sounded exactly like pinworm, my previous friends didnt even take samples in they were just given advice of a tablet
Doctor :   ok since you are 22 weeks pregnant i strongly advice you to first please get the test done
User :   but i'll be going in and telling the doc the same thing i have told you. is there nothing i can just go and buy?
Doctor :   let me tell you few things you can do
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