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Child has worm in stomach and itchy anal area. Suggest a medicine

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Hi doctor,

My son has got worms in his stomach. He is feeling itchy in his back anal part.I found 2 small warms. Apart from this he is normal playing and eating.

Please suggest a medicine.

Posted Sat, 23 Mar 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Arun 13 hours later

Thanks for writing to healthcare magic.

You can give albendazole syrup. And repeat this course after 2 weeks. For the prescription and proper dosage, your child needs to be examined by a pediatrician.
Make sure you wash your kids hands frequently especially before feeds and every time he scratches the anal area.

RegardsDr Arun
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