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Pin worm infestation and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi I am looking for a aperson with particular knowledge in parasites
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your Query
User :   do pin worms have to lay their eggs on the outside of the anus?
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   so if you could some how find a way to kill the worms as they came to lay their eggs then would they all just die out?
User :   ?
User :   ?
Doctor :   it happens in the night and the size of the pin worm is 5-15mm
User :   how long does it take for the eggs to hatch?
User :   ?
User :   ?
Doctor :   the eggs can remain in the dormant stage for days if not suitable environment is there for them to hatch
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