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Can you be ok if you get a mouthful of lake water?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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In brief: Probably, but.....

The parasite, giardia is very commonly found in lakes and streams.
Infection, known as giardiasis, causes diarrhea that can lead to dehydration. Seek medical care if diarrhea occurs after exposure to lake or stream water.

In brief: Probably, but.....

The parasite, giardia is very commonly found in lakes and streams.
Infection, known as giardiasis, causes diarrhea that can lead to dehydration. Seek medical care if diarrhea occurs after exposure to lake or stream water.
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