The term pinworm is used as a catchall term to describe the parasitic disease pinworms, which can infect nearly anyone, and often lead to serious health complications.
A pinworm can also cause complications such as heart failure, pneumonia, and liver damage, and even death.
The most common pinworm symptoms are an itching rash and an itchiness that may begin as a reddish-brown, dry spot that can develop into red or yellow, sometimes accompanied by a red-and-purple rash around the neck.
The rash may be severe and painful, but usually subsides within a week.
Symptoms of a pinworms infection include: a rash around your neck or throat