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i was wondering what are some complicated diseases that are caused by organisms in the human body?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Clarify: Do you mean disease that come from organisms that are natural to the body or that you can acquire?
Answered on Jan 6, 2014
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
There are many: Tuberculosis from tubercle bacillus: Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease from the spirochete bacillus called treponema pallidum, tertiary syphilis can be very complex affecting all parts of the body. Schistosomiasis or bilharzia caused by parasitic worms: Malaria caused by the parasitic Plasmodium falciparum & spread by mosquitos.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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