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A 25-year-old female asked:

Okay so are hot springs safe in spring i'm afraid to get in cause of amoeba and if amoeba is in cyst form in cold water can it still infect you ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Safe: YES- the heat kills most organisms.

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