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Newark, NJ
A 21-year-old female asked:

My doctor gave me one dose of albendazole after i told her that i may have ingested live parasitic worms or the eggs of those parasitic worms while eating cod. will i need a second dose of albendazole two weeks later to take care of potential eggs?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Test needed: Stool for ova and parasites will be needed and in case you continue to experience gi symptoms. Anybody else ate with you same? Are they sick as well?
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