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  • Mebendazole, Albendazole or pyrantel pamoate, to kill the organism. These drugs are given for 1-3days
  • Iron supplements, if the patient has anemia
  • Thiabendazoleointment, is used in case of Cutaneous larva migrans.

Preventive measure: 

  • People should avoid defecation outside and should use proper sewage disposal system.
  • Avoid walking barefoot in areas where hookworm infection is widespread, and in areas where the soil may be contaminated with human feces.

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