Pinworm Infection | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What steps can I take to make sure no one else in my house gets pinworms?
  • How long will the treatment take?
  • Should everyone in my house be treated, even if they don’t have any symptoms?
  • When should I call my doctor?
  • Should I let my child’s school/daycare know that he/she has pinworms?
  • Will hand sanitizers work again pinworms?
  • Should I get rid of my child’s bedding or underwear?

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00