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My daughter has been complaining of a sore bottom, please help

My 5 1/2 year old daughter has been complaining of a sore bottom for the past few days and I originally thought she may have had a tear following a bout of constipation . I have just checked on her in bed and thought I saw what looked like Grey threads around her anus. Is this worms?
Asked On : Tue, 20 Jul 2010
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM.
Now a days deworming is a routine practice and you can safely give medicine for the girl.
Syrup ZENTEL-5ml at bedtime and repeat the dose after 15 days.
Answered: Sun, 3 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sivarama Gandhi Kandregula's  Response
blood may be due to constipation and not due to worms. grey threads you have observed can be worms. but to confirm I suggest you to go for stool examination. if your daughter is having loss of appetite and constipation, then you can go for albendazole 200mg syrup.
Answered: Sun, 3 Jul 2011
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