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Symptoms of Pinworm

Symptoms of Pinworm

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Pinworm includes the 9 symptoms listed below:

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Pinworm: Complications

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Diagnostic Testing

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Pinworm: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pinworm?

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Pinworm:

Pinworm Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

Itching around the anus, disturbed sleep, and irritability are common symptoms. If the infection is heavy, symptoms may also include loss of appetite, restlessness, and difficulty sleeping. Symptoms are caused by the female pinworm laying her eggs. Most symptoms of pinworm infection are mild; many infected people have no symptoms. (Source: excerpt from Pinworm Infection: DPD)

Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

Folklore is filled with fantastic descriptions of symptoms and abnormal behavior blamed on pinworm infection. Actually, the symptoms are usually mild and vague. Movement of egg-laden female worms from the anus will often produce itching of the anus or vagina that, in some cases, may become very intense and even interfere with sleep. (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Pinworm as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Pinworm, it is also important to consider Pinworm as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Pinworm may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Pinworm. This signs and symptoms information for Pinworm has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Pinworm signs or Pinworm symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Pinworm may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Pinworm symptoms.


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