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A 31-year-old male asked:

ate raw fish on trip out of u.s., doc said have diphilobothrum infxn, what can this do to me?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Anemia.: The fish tapeworm can produce a megaloblastic anemia. Treatment is Praziquantel or niclosamide.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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