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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Giardia (Definition)

Giardia lamblia is a flagellated protozoan parasite that colonizes and reproduces in the ...Read more


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What happens if you leave giardia untreated?

What happens if you leave giardia untreated?

Get treated: Why would you even think about not being treated? Treatment is very easy (including some single-dose options) and giardiasis is much worse than any possible side effects. Probably your immune system would clear giardia, but not necessarily; some infections may persist indefinitely. Symptoms probably would eventually improve, even if the infection continues, but it might take weeks or months. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: giardia?

What is the definition or description of: giardia?

Parasite: Giardia lamblia is a flagellated protozoan parasite that colonizes and reproduces in the small intestine, causing giardiasis. ...Read more

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Can you suggest where i can buy medicine for giardia ?

Can you suggest where i can buy medicine for giardia ?

Giardia Lamblia: The medication can be purchased at a pharmacy once the diagnosis is confirmed by a medical provider and an appropriate prescription has been written. ...Read more

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Please answer! what medicine can I buy at a store for giardia ?

Giardia Lamblia: If you have an actual Giardia Lamblia infection - you need to see your physician. Once diagnosis is confirmed to be accurate then the appropriate prescription medication can be decided upon. ...Read more

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Please answer! what medicine can I buy at a store to treat giardia?

Giardia: If you believe you have a Giardia lamblia infection - please see your physician for evaluation. A prescription can then be decided on by the provider. Take care. ...Read more

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What exactly is the giardia vaccine?

What exactly is the giardia vaccine?

For PETs: This vaccine is for the prevention of the intestinal infection giardiasis in dogs and cats or farm animals. There is no current version for humans... ...Read more

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