Giardia Lamblia
    October 29, 2002
    Giardia Lamblia: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to giardia lamblia: What do mountain streams and day-care centers have in common? They are both places where kids can catch Giardia. What is giardia lamblia? Giardia is a tiny single-cell…

    Treating Pinworms
    April 2, 1997
    Treating Pinworms

    Dr. Greene's Answer: When I was a young boy, I used to have a creepy-crawler set. I delighted in making these little jiggling critters. I found particular joy in trying to make other people shudder wh…

    Child sitting on a blanket on the grass. What are pinworms?
    April 2, 1997
    What are Pinworms?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: The pinworm, or Enterobius vermicularis, is one of the most common parasitic infections of humans. Somewhere between 10% and 40% of children have pinworms at any given time (Pedia…