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can i go swimming with threadworms? and if not when can i?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Get treated: You may go swimming and the risk of transmission is minimal. However, you should get treated as the treatment is simple and effective. Please see your doctor for a prescription medication. You may consult this site for information.
Answered on May 9, 2018

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