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A 23-year-old female asked:

can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Highly unlikely: This is not an accepted risk of ingestion of undercooked chicken. Salmonella infection, however is well documented as a potential consequence of ingestion of this material, as it is for raw or undercooked chicken eggs.

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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken need to know for a course also what ones if so?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Eating raw or under-cooked meats may cause this. Ascaris being one of the most common. See the link for more info, and for a report needed, you would be best to google and read books /research the topic which includes more than can be said on HealthTap , Good luck.

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