Don’t Let The Parasites Harm Your Children !
By Alpro Pharmacy
October 22, 2017
Parents of the age of 30’s and 40’s might remember those days when we walked around on the soil of mother earth barefooted when we were young. We also remember those days when we were studying in school, there were nurses came to our schools to feed us some sweet medicine and told us that our stomach were full of “cacing”.
Nowadays, our children were no longer allowed to walk barefoot on the soil, we even insist them to wash their hands and foot clean each time they enter the house from outside. However, when we thought we have protected them well from the nasty parasites, we did not.
Soil transmitted helminthes (STH) are commonly known as worm infections affect a large part of the world population. This is especially true in areas with warm and humid climate just like where we are staying here, in Malaysia. There are 7 common types of parasites found in our intestine, there are pinworm, roundworm, tapeworm, threadworm, whipworm, hookworm and Trichinella. Some of them are soil borne, while some are water borne parasites.
How to know if my kid is infected with STH?
Common symptoms that young parents should look out at your children are:
If your children have more than 3 of the symptoms described above, you should first try to deworm your children and all your family members including yourself to prevent future cross infection among family members.
What should I do ?
By just simple action of deworming, you can prevent many potential harmful diseases from infecting your children. Let’s start protecting ourselves and our love ones today.