Published On: Wed, Feb 28th, 2018

Kristen Bell talks about her anal worms or pinworms…TMI

On a new episode of Netflix’s The Joel McHale Show, actress Kristen Bell disclosed her history with anal worms after the show with the camera still rolling.

E. vermicularis image/CDC

“I did have anal worms, they’re called pinworms”, the Frozen star explained. When asked if it was painful, she said, “No, but it was very itchy”.

“I’m not here to talk about pinworms, but I will,” she said. “Fifty percent of people over 15 don’t experience symptoms, which is the itch. Your kids get them because they put their hands in their mouth and they lay eggs.”

Apparently her child had contracted the nematode and mom later got it and the whole family has to take the “chalky nonsense”.

Watch the full interview below.

Kristen Bell talks “Frozen 2′

Pinworm is the most common worm infection in North America with up to 50% of some groups of school aged children getting infected. It is estimated that there are 500 million infections worldwide and 40 million at any one time in the U.S.



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