10 Pinworm Infection Symptoms

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Itchy Vagina

Vaginal itching, known as vaginal pruritus, may be a pinworm infection symptom in women and girls. While female pinworms usually lay their eggs around the anus, which can spread around the vagina and urethra.

The irritant secretions that accompany threadworm eggs can cause itchiness in the vaginal area. Itchiness commonly intensifies at nighttime, as this is when the female pinworm usually lays her eggs. Vaginal discharge may accompany the strong itch.

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