Trusted information about worm treatments for humans as well as advice for worm medicine and how to prevent infection.
Worms in humans
Trusted information on worm infestations in humans - in particular threadworm infestations - including symptoms, treatment and links to trusted resources.
Although stools (faeces or poo) can vary, you should pay attention to what your stools look like. Learn more about what changes you should look out for.
Links to trusted information about helminthiasis.
Tapeworms can cause infection in people who drink contaminated water or eat undercooked meat from infected animals. Find out more about its symptoms and treatment.
Ringworm of the body
Trusted information about ringworm from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on tinea and fungal problems.
Medicines and breastfeeding
Most medicines are safe to take while you are breastfeeding, but some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.
Itchy anus (pruritus ani)
Trusted information about itchy anus, also called pruritus ani, including causes, things you can do and when to see a doctor.
Trusted information about tinea, including what it is, different types such as 'athletes foot' and 'jock itch', causes, symptom, treatments and prevention