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what type can parasites can i get from eating undercooked duck?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Salmonella: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/factsheets/duck_&_goose_from_farm_to_table/index.aspas on any perishable meat, fish or poultry, bacteria can be found on raw or undercooked duck or goose. Bacteria multiply rapidly in the "danger zone, " at temperatures between 40° and 140 °f (out of refrigeration and before thorough cooking occurs). Freezing may limit growth but does not kill bacteria.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

Can I take antiviral medications to treat parasites?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
No: Medications are specific to the cause. Antivirals are for virus infections, antibacterials are for bacterial infections, antifungals are for fungal infections and so on. I do not believe that your pcp or other physician would inted to treat you for a parasitic infection with an antiviral. There may be some confusion on what you have or what you are taking or there may me more to the story.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked pork?

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Dr. DAVID AMOS
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Tapeworm: Tapeworm called tenea solium.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
also trichinosis
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A 21-year-old member asked:

Does taking goldenseal really work against parasites?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Alternative...: From an alternative health care perspective; yes. Ask your physician before you start any new medication; to see if it is right for you. You may need more 'standard' therapies to kill the nasties.
A 21-year-old member asked:

I like to juice, am I more susceptible to parasites?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
No: Juicing should not increase your susceptibility to parasite infections.
A 22-year-old member asked:

Can parasites contribute to cancer?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Maybe: The question is very broad, and it depends upon which of hundreds of known parasites you are referring to. If you have a specific parasite or group of parasites in mind, please reframe the question.

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