Worms in humans
Trusted information on worm infestations in humans - in particular threadworm infestations - including symptoms, treatment and links to trusted resources.
Trusted information about worm treatments for humans as well as advice for worm medicine and how to prevent infection.
Links to trusted information about helminthiasis or worm infection.
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.
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
Ringworm on the body is a fungal infection of the body that develops on the top layer of the skin.
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.
Tinea is a common, mostly mild skin condition caused by a fungal infection. This page describes the different types and how to prevent and treat it.