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Worms again, just me getting them though?

(4 Posts)
itchybumagain Thu 15-Jan-15 22:55:57

I've just felt the wriggle again, checked and found one worm. blush

I'm 45 have a 7 year old and she doesn't appear to get them. I on the other hand get them at least every 3 months.

I only find one, take Ovex and they go, do the cleaning etc but they keep coming back. I also give Ovex to DD, but she shows no symptoms.

This has gone on since I was a child, I was riddled once when I was about 12. I still remember how bad they were, it was truly grim!

So what am I doing wrong? Is it true they never really go?

Any ideas what I can do please, I follow all the normal suggestions changing bed, Hoover etc

alphabill Thu 15-Jan-15 23:06:38

Hi, I have had this problem on and off for years too, but I have always either worked with children or had children of my own.
My suggestion would be to treat everybody that lives in your house, and then retreat 2 weeks later to stop reinfection. They can also live in the environment for six weeks so try treating again six weeks from first treatment.

I think preventing reinfection is the key, and I always have Ovex in the house and treat at first wriggle wink
Good luck

Millionairerow Sat 17-Jan-15 21:33:39

Dunno, my hubby reckons he gets them often but I've not since I was a kid. Have 3 kids o waiting for the dat they do... You must just be susceptible.....

maiscout Wed 21-Jan-15 16:10:41

best way to get rid is:

1.cut out sugar for a couple weeks. Parasites love sugar.
2. Get some food grade diatomaceous earth. (very important its food grade!) and take that for a month. Can get it on amazon.
3. Get a formula that includes black walnut, cloves and wormwood which will kill both the worms and the eggs.

ovex only kills the worms and not the eggs which means you can easily be reinfected.

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