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A 41-year-old male asked:

Hi doc, how can i cure flat worms?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Tapeworms: Some people with tapeworm infections never need treatment, for the tapeworm exits the body on its own. Others don't realize they have it because they have no symptoms. However, if you're diagnosed with intestinal tapeworm infection (by testing the stool), medication will likely be prescribed to get rid of it: Praziquantel (Biltricide), Albendazole (Albenza), Nitazoxanide (Alinia)
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See GP.: See your GP who can test your stool to find out exactly what kind of worm you have. You may have other parasites as well! Get seen and treated. Practice good hand-washing please.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks for the Thank You note. I hope you are now fine.
Aug 20, 2020

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