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A 50-year-old female asked:

Can tapeworms exist on the human hair and scalp?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
No: Tapeworms live in the intestines or they invade and form cysts in muscles or organs they do not live on the skin or scalp.

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