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What symptoms are associated with a guinea worm infection?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Skin masses: These are very distinctive for dracunculiasis. The worm presents no other signs / symptoms. Get it managed by someone who knows what they are doing. Today is is EXTREMELY uncommon. If you were given the diagnosis by an "independent medical thinker" and do not have skin lesions, then please see an evidence-based physician.
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