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Threadworms experts, need advice

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permaquandry Tue 23-Oct-12 21:51:54

Off to get meds for the whole fan as found worms in dd1 and 2. Am going to booleash bedding. Have scrubbed bathrooms too. Can the eggs be cleaned/killed by antibacterial household products? Also, my kids chuck their knickers on floor, will hoovering suffice or should I steam clean.

Should I also clean the linen insert in the Washbin and should I put all pending washing in a black sack? Do I need to boil wash or will 40 drugs suffice?

Do they need to stay of school tomorrow and should I tell the teachers/friends/office?

I gutted and also embarrassed. I know thus is a common childhood thing but I still think its yuck. Thx.

permaquandry Tue 23-Oct-12 21:53:29

Boilwash bedding not booleash!

permaquandry Tue 23-Oct-12 21:54:59

40 degrees not 40 drugs, dear lord!

fishandlilacs Tue 23-Oct-12 22:10:28

very useful thread here

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