This material must not be used for commercial purposes, or in any hospital or medical facility. The eggs then get transferred to other surfaces, such as toys, bedding or toilet seats. Weekly Drug News Roundup. He may also ask about any changes in your bowel movements, and how you clean your anal area. FDA Safety Alerts. This content does not have an Arabic version.
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Once swallowed, the eggs hatch in the intestines and mature into adult worms within a few weeks. Mayo Clinic; Show references Parasites — enterobiasis also known as pinworm infection. Pinworm eggs can cling to surfaces, including toys, faucets, bedding and toilet seats, for two weeks. Your healthcare provider can help you manage and treat the discomfort.
Description: Monthly Newsletter. The parasite can travel from the anal area up the vagina to the uterus, fallopian tubes and around the pelvic organs. In rare circumstances, heavy infestations can cause infection of female genitals. Show references Parasites — enterobiasis also known as pinworm infection.