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Suggest treatment and medication for rectal itching

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Posted on Fri, 3 Aug 2018
Question: Suggest treatment and medication for rectal itching




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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
worm.infestation

Detailed Answer:
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Have gone through your details,
Rectal.itching is due to worm infestation most likely pin worm infection.
A short term course of Albendazole 400 mg should be taken for 3 days.
A stool routine and microscopy test should be done to see the cyst and ova in stools.

Chew 400 mg of albendazole every day before going to bed.
Thanks!


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Brief Answer: worm.infestation Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic for your query. Have gone through your details, Rectal.itching is due to worm infestation most likely pin worm infection. A short term course of Albendazole 400 mg should be taken for 3 days. A stool routine and microscopy test should be done to see the cyst and ova in stools. Chew 400 mg of albendazole every day before going to bed. Thanks!