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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience Geriatrics
Depends upon locatio: Round worms and hook worms are fairly common in the south check your communicable disease web site.

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes, very rarely.: A fistula is an abnormal communication between two areas of the body. Any inflammatory or traumatic event can cause a fistula. Though very rare, in ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Parasites: Yes, there are some parasites which can do this, including ascaris and several others.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Complex: Assuming parasites means protozoa and worms. Malaria is one of the world's greatest causes of anemia, and hookworm and other intestinal worms cause ir ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
2 to start: Infectious disease and Gastroenterology. Your family MD may need to give you a referral depending on insurance and referral protocol. Good Luck.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Too broad: Your question is too broad. There are many parasites that infect humans and they can infect many organs. You need to specify what organ you're concern ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Intestinal parasites are easily acquired at times from under cooked, unwashed, and contaminated foods. Signs and symptoms are constant diarrhea, incre ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on what : And where. Severe malaria leads to death. Severe intestinal round worms can lead to malnutrition and and distress. Severe trichinosis can cause seiz ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes, very rarely: There are a few types of parasitic worms that are capable of getting into the liver and bile ducts. This happens almost exclusively outside of the Un ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many: There are number of parasites that have been found in eyes. Fortunately, this is a rare occurence in the U.S. A few of the more common ones are toxo ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
DR visit: Go to your DR, bring along a stool specimen. This will be tested, you will get the correct DX and treatment.
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