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Can a parasitic infections be diagnosed and treated online through an app with only pics and symptoms?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: Parasitic infections have to be demonstrated before being treated by either blood, stool or urine samples in order to have them treated timely and correctly. Otherwise they can cause many nonspecific symptoms that can be easily confounded with a variety of other medical conditions.

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