A 20-year-old male asked:
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is there a risk of getting a brain eating amoeba from a hot tub at a hotel or swimming pool? i have flu like symptoms and i'm scared it's the start.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The risk would be: Incredibly low. See that you suffer from anxiety and have behavior therapy. If you have consistent fears of this nature - discuss addressing this with cognitive behavioral therapy with your provider. Take care.
Answered on Jun 15, 2015

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