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A 28-year-old female asked:

If parasites may cause liver cyst, what are the symptoms? can one of the symptoms be fatigue? can parasites cause tumor?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes, variable, yes, : And rarely. Dog tape worm may cause liver cysts but is very rare in the usa. Liver cysts in general are asymptomatic or cause vague symptoms. See the site below for more info. Parasites are very rare causes of cancer, schistosoma may cause urinary bladder cancer in egypt. http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/livercysts/.
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