Advice 1: How to collect feces for worm eggs in a child

Sometimes even the simplest actions require knowledge. It would seem, what could be simpler than collection of stool for child analysisand on worm eggs? However, there are rules that adults will be helpful to know.
How to collect feces for worm eggs in a child
In a healthy person in the stool should not be signs of any parasites. But parasitic diseases are very common and occur in 90% of the world population.
Due to the high probability of infection of parasitic diseases experts recommend to get tested twice a year.

The most well-known parasites are worms, or helminths.

Collection of stool for worm eggs

In order to properly collect your stool, you need to purchase a sterile jar. These jars are sold in any drugstore. They are very comfortable because they have a special spoon built into the lid. This facilitates sampling analysis. If you want to save money, you can use a small glass jar (e.g. baby food). First it should be well washed and scalded.

Special training before you can collect analysis is not required. Make sure that the kid peed in advance. Urine should not go in the analyses. It is recommended to take different parts of the stool: a piece from the center, then the top and bottom. In total there should be about two teaspoons of the material. The lid should be tightly closed and the jar to sign (surname and name).

Another important analysis is the scraping on enterobiosis

There is a second very common species of parasites - pinworms. To detect them is taken scraping on enterobiasis. Taking analysis is carried out in a medical facility or laboratory. In the morning, immediately after waking. It is recommended not to go previously to the toilet and not to wash the area around the anus. This is a quick and painless procedure. The nurse takes a swab from the anus.
Interestingly, the analysis of a feces on eggs a worm gives the probability of detection by 10-15%. Scraping on enterobiasis more likely - 50%. It is therefore recommended to get tested 2-3 times every two or three days.

Parents often wonder whether it is possible to store the tests. Experts recommend to take the material for analysis during the first hour after its collection. However, it can be stored in the refrigerator for 8 hours. Extended storage may skew the results.

A sample of feces for helminth eggs and scraping on enterobiasis are very common and tests are conducted in all clinics and laboratories. To avoid queues, you can apply to pay a medical laboratory and submit the required analysis at a convenient time. For example, in Moscow you can find clinical lab, out on the prospect of Andropov in the area Nagatinsky Zaton or Prospekt Ryazanskiy near Vykhino metro station, Prospekt Volodarskogo. In Veshnyaki is located five relevant institutions. In Kolomna and the Kolomna district, near the metro station Domodedovskaya.

The Internet has information about clinical laboratories of any region of the country. You can select the right location and price to interested services.

Advice 2: How to detect worms in a child

Helminthic infestation in children is quite often the case, because kids tend to discover objects to taste, pull hands in a mouth and to focus on animals that are a source of infection. Confirm your suspicions only with the help of laboratory diagnosis. However, to assume parasites independently and on a number of grounds.
How to detect worms in a child
Signs of worms in children may not appear immediately and often parasitosis begins to show the first problems with digestion. This can be understood, if once the normal appetite of the child is suddenly gone or Vice versa was increased, increased craving for sweets, there was frequent pain in the abdomen, diarrhea alternating with constipation, nausea worried.
To eliminate suspicion of the presence of worms in a child is possible only after survey. And it is better not to postpone, because as reproduction of parasites, the body will constantly be poisoned by their toxins. As a result, the baby will become irritable, aggressive, lethargic, anemic. And because of the absorption of nutrients necessary for development and growth is also weak physically.
To assume the specific form of worms, pay attention to the manifestation of characteristic signs of worms. And for this, observe the child not only during the day but during the night. A number of symptoms manifest themselves at night.
If toddler worried about itching of the genitals and the anus, there was gnashing of the teeth during sleep, sometimes bedwetting and drooling, check the child for enterobiasis – pinworm infection. This kind of parasite is one of the most common in children's groups. For the reliability of the diagnosis pass stool for several days with a small interval. The need for re-diagnosis is no longer only with a positive result.
Frequent spasmodic pain in the umbilical region, diarrhea or constipation, nausea, poor appetite, irritability, malaise, pallor of the skin and weight loss or a slight gain, chronic cough and runny nose check the child for ascariasis. Infection with Ascaris round worms - not less common disease, especially in the summer. To confirm the diagnosis pass stool for 3 weeks.
If the child frequently shows signs of indigestion, accompanied by headaches, dizziness, seizures and fainting exclude primarily food poisoning. To do this, call the doctor. After the stabilization, just in case, examine the baby on trihozefalez, or infection with whipworm.
If the kid would often complain of pain in the upper right side or in the chest and, in addition, became pale, irritable, tired quickly, not eating, not gaining weight and even losing weight, check it out on the echinococcosis. This disease is often masked by diseases of other organs and because of this, many years can be identified.
The reason for the survey for all groups of parasites should be any disease in a child not responding to treatment or has a temporary and short-term recovery. Because many worms are localized in a particular organ, causing a violation of his functional abilities.

Advice 3: How to collect the feces on eggs of worms in a child

Children are curious and active, they constantly learn new, try not only to touch interesting objects, but pulling them into his mouth, licking and biting. Along with the dirt in the body gets the worms.
How to collect the feces on eggs of worms in a child
The analysis on eggs of worms for rent, if you need help in the children's garden development center, swimming pool. The pediatrician gives a direction for the examination of feces, with an annual routine physical examination of child before admission to a medical facility and indicated. Analysis allows you to test feces for the presence of ascariasis, hookworm and trichinosis. To check a feces on eggs of worms, you need to prepare a clean container, to collect her material and carry in the morning in the lab. Usually this should be done before 10 or 11 o'clock.

How to collect and store the material for the analysis on eggs of worms?

The analysis on eggs of worms going in the morning and immediately apply to the lab, but not always the baby poops in the morning. Cal you can prepare in the afternoon or evening, and the next day to drive to the clinic. If helminth eggs in the feces are present, they will not disappear. Material during the day is considered eligible for the study, the longer it can not be stored. In any case it is impossible to collect feces obtained with the help of an enema.

When the baby poops, take out of the pot a small portion of feces, approximately the size of a pea, a stick or a plastic spoon and put the material into a container for analysis. During the collection you should try to not pee. The jar should be stored in a cool place: on the balcony, windowsill or in the fridge, pre-wrapped container in a plastic bag. Before delivery to the laboratory should be removed. The results of the analysis will be ready the next day.

How to prepare a container for tests?

Some parents are mistaken, considering that for collecting analysis will only fit a sterile jar. It is, of course, can be purchased at the pharmacy, but it is not mandatory. For the collection of feces is necessary to prepare a small glass or plastic container and well wash it off. The laboratory does not accept material for analysis on helminth eggs in matchboxes and plastic bags.

A potty, a diaper or the toilet, which will be cal must be clean. Some moms thoroughly wash the pot and scald it with boiling water, but this procedure is not necessary.

To collect a feces on eggs of worms is easy. You need to prepare, and not a sterile container. To collect the material better in the morning on the day of delivery of the analysis or during the day and store in a cool place. Special preparation for the analysis is not required, but for reliability we need to observe the rules of collection and storage of material.

Advice 4: How to treat worms in children

In nature, there are a huge number of parasites that infect the human body. Infection of a child with worms often leads to adverse consequences in the form of serious diseases.
treatment of worms

Causes and symptoms of worms in a child

In the summer-autumn period of the year the child long time is in the street. During the games, at ponds in the sandbox happens most of the infections. Sources of destruction of the child's body are food, undercooked meat or fish, tap water. Usually, the child comes into contact with sand or soil and dirty hands are the main reason for the occurrence in an organism of worms. Often the infection occurs when eating unwashed fruits and vegetables, through direct contact with infected people through shared objects, while playing with Pets, etc.

When should you consult a doctor for timely treatment? First of all, the main symptoms of helminthiasis are:
- sleep disorders;
- fatigue and weakness;
- nausea;
- violation of the chair;
- pain in the abdomen;
- sudden decrease in appetite;
- itching in the anus;
- slight increase in body temperature.
If the child has the typical signs of helminthiasis, it is necessary to pass the examination.

Effective treatment of worms

The main problem of infection with worms is that at an early stage, the disease is almost impossible to diagnose. But enough worms multiply rapidly and begin to affect the organs of the child's body. Bring harm waste products that lead to toxic poisoning.

Of course, specialists recommend prevention, which is in compliance with the personal hygiene. With frequent contact with potential sources of contamination is necessary to accustom the child to wash hands frequently with soap or another detergent. As a therapeutic prevention should twice a year to take drugs "Pyrantel", "Dekaris", "Worm" and the other in the form of tablets or suspensions.
Preparations in the form of suspensions are suitable for treating helminthiasis in young children.

Effective for the treatment of worms folk remedies:
- drinking on an empty stomach a glass of carrot juice during the month;
- having intestinal diseases can give a child on an empty stomach 1 tbsp scrolled through a meat grinder and pumpkin seeds;
- prepare an infusion of flax seed: boil 1 tbsp seeds Cup of boiling water on an empty stomach and give the child to drink;
- during the day you can drink a decoction of chamomile low concentration;
- every morning for 1-2 weeks, the child should swallow a clove of garlic and drink plenty of water.

Effective treatment involves the use of drugs and for the whole family, since the presence of helminthiasis other members will result in re-contamination of the child's body.
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