Toms River, NJ
A 34-year-old male asked:
As i was drinking i accidentally inhaled a little bit of bottled water. what's the chance that i could get the brain eating amoeba from that?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Burnsanswered
Emergency Medicine 39 years experience
Not top: on my list of things to worry about from bottled water aspiration. I think you'll be alright.
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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Naegleria fowleri: Between 1962 & 2016 there have been NO case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri. in your area. You are pretty safe with this scenario.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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