What is Pinworm infection?
Pin worm infection is the most common type of intestinal worm infection. Pinworms are thin and white, measuring about 1/4 to 1/2 inch (about 5 to 13 millimeters) in length. Pinworm infection occurs most often in school-age children.
- Itching of the anal or vaginal area
- Insomnia, irritability and restlessness
- Intermittent abdominal pain and nausea
- Loss of appetite
Some people with pinworms have no symptoms.