2. Threadworm Symptoms In Children

While threadworms or pinworms can infect adults, the vast majority of cases occur in children. The eggs hatch in the intestines and the worms travel to the anus, laying their eggs there late at night. A child with a persistently itchy bottom could be infected with threadworms. Irritability or behavioral changes caused by sleep disruption can also indicate this infection.

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