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does taking activated charcoal really work against parasites?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Hmmm....: This is usually used to induce vomiting in cases of accidental/overingestions of medications to purge the stomach. It may have an benefit with parasite treatments; but it is not the standard of care. Please consult your doctor before you start playing one!
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
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