Cina (Artemisia maritima) is nature’s boon to irritable, cross, obstinate children who suffer from worming problems, cry incessantly, have nightmares at night with bedwetting issues. Know how to identify a worm infested kid and the natural remedies
What are the signs of worms in a child?
The most visible and obvious signs are constant picking in anal region and bedtime restlessness. However there are other cues to lok for worm infestation in child. It may cry incessantly, is very irritable and obstinate and have dark circles around the eyes. Other symptoms are weakness, getting up frequently at night, and bedwetting
How to know if your kid has worms?
Detecting worm infections in children can sometimes be challenging, as symptoms can vary widely and may overlap with other illnesses. If you suspect your child has worms, it’s important to consult a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment. Here are some signs that might indicate a worm infection in a child:
1. Visible Worms: In some cases, you may actually see worms in your child’s stool, underwear, or around the anus. These may include roundworms, pinworms, or tapeworm segments.
2. Itching and Irritation: Intense itching around the anus or genital area, especially at night, can be a sign of pinworm infection. Children might scratch these areas frequently.
3. Abdominal Pain: Persistent or recurrent abdominal pain, cramping, or discomfort could be a symptom of various types of worm infections, such as roundworms or hookworms.
4. Change in Bowel Habits: Diarrhea, constipation, or changes in bowel habits that are not explained by other factors could be indicative of a worm infection.
5. Fatigue and Weakness: Some worm infections can lead to anemia (low red blood cell count), which may cause fatigue, weakness, and pale skin.
6. Weight Loss: Severe worm infestations, especially with certain types of worms like tapeworms, can lead to weight loss and malnutrition.
7. Visible Worm Segments: In the case of tapeworm infection, you might notice small, flat, whitish segments resembling rice grains in your child’s stool or underwear.
8. Nausea and Vomiting: Persistent nausea, vomiting, or stomach discomfort can sometimes be associated with worm infections.
9. Anal Discomfort: Discomfort or pain in the anal area, particularly during bowel movements, can be a sign of certain worm infections.
10. Visible Symptoms in Stool: Look for any unusual appearance of the stool, such as blood, mucus, or worms.
If you observe any of these signs or have concerns about your child’s health, it’s important to consult a healthcare professional. The doctor will likely recommend stool tests to confirm the presence of worms or other parasites. Avoid attempting to diagnose or treat worm infections on your own, as improper treatment can lead to complications or ineffective outcomes.
Preventing worm infections includes practicing good hygiene, such as regular handwashing, keeping fingernails short, and ensuring proper sanitation. If your child is diagnosed with a worm infection, the healthcare provider will prescribe appropriate medications and provide guidance on treatment and prevention strategies.
Can worms cause behavior problems in kids?
Yes the child is irritable and unwilling to listen or obey. The kid may be obstinate and throw up tantrums, unwilling to eat or go to bed or even do his studies or other daily chores. Homeopathy treatment identifies such behavourial problems in children with worms
- Teucrium and Cina for Worms causing Anal or Vaginal Itching
- Cina, Santoninum and Merc Sol for Worms Leading to Teeth Grinding
- Cina and Spigelia for Worms causing Abdominal Pain
- Cina and Natrum Mur for Worms causing Excessive Hunger
- Cina and Abrotanum for Worms causing Irritability in Children