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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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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 get giardia infection?

What happens if you get giardia infection?

GI symptoms: You'll feel sick with diarrhea, bloating, gas, and/or nausea until you get treated. ...Read more

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What is giardia? What is happened when giardia seen in the stool.

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What is giardia?   What is happened when giardia seen in the stool.

Parasite: Giardia lamblia is a type of parasite. It may be found in stool samples via what is called o and p kits (ova and parasite), ova is the egg. It's contracted orally. ...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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