Can A Baby Get Worms From Breastfeeding
Pinworms in Babies: Causes, Symptoms & Home Remedies
I can't sleep. I have just discovered I have worms!! I feel sick. I have two young children as well as baby. I think my son may have them. I'm lying here unable to sleep with the thought of it. Yuk. I've read on the internet how easy they are to pick up and am disgusted. I am really worried as Internet says you can't breastfeed whilst taking.
One study of mebendazole in breastfeeding showed the drug was not detectable in breastmilk. Pyrantel has not been evaluated in breastfeeding. However, both medications have poor oral absorption and few side-effects. At the usual dose, they are therefore unlikely to pose a risk to the baby and can be taken whilebreastfeeding . Breastfed.
The best way to find out if your baby has worms is to get her checked by your doctor. Your doctor may use one of the following tests to check if your baby has a worm infection: Stool examination. The doctor will ask for a sample of your.