I have pin worms, and have had them on and

Patient : I have pin worms, and have had them on and off for around 3 years or maybe even more.. I'm now 16 so I can do to the doctors myself but I've always been to embarrassed to talk to mum about it as she always tells the family EVERYTHING! So I was just wondering because I've had them for so long WHATS the worst that they could have done to my body? And should I go to the doctors or just buy medicine over the counter at the chemist? Please help
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