At the first signs of helminthic defeat, it is necessary to begin treatment. Pinworms in children appear quite often due to non-compliance with hygiene standards. How to deal with them faster
Children, especially young children, every dayAre at risk of helminthic infection. They pull objects into their mouths, lick their dirty fingers, do not always wash their hands with soap after the toilet and before eating.
In addition, children often consume unwashed vegetables and fruits. All this in combination represents a threat to the child's organism's destruction by small helminthic parasites - pinworms.
The danger is also that theseSmall worms are the causative agent of enterobiasis. And in addition to the disease itself, side diseases can develop. That is why it is necessary to track the signs of pinworm appearance and carry out prevention. If the disease could not be avoided, urgent treatment of parasitic pinworms in children is required.
Signs of the appearance of pinworms in children
Clearly determine the presence of parasites in the bodyBaby is quite difficult. In general, there is a change in behavior and complaints about overall health. One of the main symptoms of pinworms is itching in the anus. Treatment in children involves a visit to the doctor for the delivery of tests.
In what cases is it necessary to run to a clinic?
Symptoms of the appearance of helminths:
- Itching in the anus, especially at night;
- Urinary incontinence during sleep;
- Pallor of the skin;
- Blue swelling under the eyes;
- Stool disorder: diarrhea or, conversely, constipation;
- Greenish stool color, often with mucus;
- Rashes and irritations on the skin;
- Increased excitability of the baby, causeless hysterics;
- Drowsiness and fatigue;
- Headaches, sometimes - dizziness;
- Loss of appetite, or, conversely, its sudden increase;
Sometimes you can see worms in the folds of the anus. During this period, they migrate to the rectum to lay eggs. You can also find them in the stool of infected children. Usually their size varies between 8-12 mm. If you can not cure enterobiosis in time, it can lead to intoxication of the whole organism.
Often rashes on the skin are taken forAn ordinary allergic reaction to food or other common allergens for us. In fact, it is the body's response to the action of toxins. The immunity of the baby is reduced, which can lead to infectious diseases and the development of allergies.
Due to scratching due to constant itching,Develop other diseases, most often inflammatory, as eggs and products of vital activity of helminths are recorded in the wound. It can be a sphincteritis, a paraproctitis, a vulvovaginitis at girls and various deramatites.
Treatment of enterobiasis
Today we know a lotDrugs and folk remedies from pinworms for children and adults. As a rule, before you buy and start taking the pill should consult a doctor. The hospital will take a scraping test to determine the presence of pinworms in the child's body.
Most often this is done with the help of adhesive tape. Sometimes they take a smear with a cotton swab moistened with petroleum jelly. Taken samples are carefully examined. If traces of pinworms are still found, the doctor will prescribe medications that will contribute to their prompt removal and destruction.
When one person is ill, all family membersShould be prevented and drink a course of drugs. Eggs of pinworms are carried very easily and quickly, so it is also necessary to carry out a general cleaning in the house and wash all the objects with which the parasite carrier was in contact.
Tablets that are prescribed from pinworms are suitableAnd for children, and for adults. They can be found in any pharmacy. Most often prescribed drugs such as: Pirantel, Devazimol, Mebendazole, Albendazole, etc.
Most drugs for treatmentEnterobiosis contain similar active substances and are able to help in other helminthic diseases. They should be used separately to prevent undesirable consequences.
Pyrantel - suspension for the treatment of helminthicDiseases. Dosage is prescribed depending on the person's age and weight. When enterobiosis is applied only once during a meal or after a meal. If necessary, you can repeat the medication after 3 weeks. Pirantel is appointed even for young children starting from 6 months.
Side effects are rare, mostly they areAre associated with disruption of the gastrointestinal tract. Also Pyrantel is available in the form of tablets and is the main active substance in many other anthelmintic medicines.
Levamisole - a medicinal anthelminticA drug based on levamisole hydrochloride. Produced in the form of tablets. At one time displays parasites. In addition, this remedy increases immunity. The dose is calculated according to the age and weight of the patient.
Mebendazole - is taken 1 time for 1 tablet,Then after a few weeks the reception is repeated. It is allowed to give medicine to children from 1 year old. When combined with cimetidine, the effect of the agent is enhanced. As side effects can occur abdominal pain and diarrhea, which is associated with the process of removing helminth from the body.
Albendazole - affects biochemical processes inThe body of the parasite, thereby killing it. The drug is available in the form of tablets. It is taken once after a meal on a 0.5-1 tablet with a repetition of the course after 3 weeks. Strictly contraindicated in pregnant women, as well as children under 2 years. Before use, the drug should be consulted with a doctor, as it has a number of contraindications and side effects.
Nemosol is a potent anthelminticDrug in the form of tablets. It is taken during or after a meal. Dosage is calculated individually, depending on the weight and age of the patient. Nemozol is released strictly by prescription. Contraindicated in pregnancy. The use of the medicine by a toddler under 2 years is strictly controlled by a doctor.
Pirvinium is a preparation in the form of a suspension based onEmbankment embankment. It is used after meals, the dosage depends on the patient's body weight. Reception is repeated after 6-8 weeks. Contraindicated in children up to 3 months.
Folk remedies for pinworms
Since folk methods also help to heal pinworms in a child, they are treated quite often. This is an excellent addition to traditional treatment.
Pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin is recognized as the best means for excretionpinworms. Parasites simply can not tolerate green pumpkin seeds. To do this, it is necessary to take raw seeds and crush their core, this olive oil and a large pinch of salt are added to this slurry.
If you take this mixture on an empty stomach in the morning and before going to bed, soon the problem with helminths will be solved. One course lasts 3 days.
Bow. Another remedy is onion gruel. The method of preparing the mixture is similar to the previous one. Since the onion has a rather unpleasant and sharp taste, it should be given gently and washed down with plenty of water. For five days in the morning and at night you need to eat 1 tablespoon of this gruel.
Garlic. A very effective way, however, garlic is unsafe for people with stomach problems. The juice of one clove of garlic is diluted with water 1: 1 and drunk before bedtime. One course - 3 days, a break - 1 week.
Vegetables and fruits. Excellent help to remove parasites and simple fruits and vegetables. The only point: they must be red and green. Before use, they must be thoroughly washed and treated with boiling water.
Beets and carrots. Though taste of beet juice and unpleasant, but hecan remove pinworm from the body. To soften it, add to it in a ratio of 1: 1 carrot juice. Before use, you must insist the mixture in the refrigerator for several hours to weather the toxins. Take in the morning and before bedtime. With intolerance to beet juice and vomiting, this recipe should not be used!
Sagebrush. Dry wormwood should be poured with boiling water. After 10 minutes decoction is filtered. Within 3-4 days it is taken at bedtime and in the morning on an empty stomach.
Enemas. Microclysters with milk, garlic juice or soda are also capable of cleaning the baby's body from parasites. However, this method must be used with caution.
The appearance of pinworms is always a nuisance. To protect themselves from them, you must follow the rules of hygiene, regularly clean the house, do not eat unwashed products. If these standards are complied with, the risk of infection with helminthic parasites is significantly reduced.