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Can I take zinc to treat leishmaniasis?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
But i highly doubt it will do anything.
It's not been shown to be effective or approved for leishmaniasis treatment.

In brief: Yes
But i highly doubt it will do anything.
It's not been shown to be effective or approved for leishmaniasis treatment.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Won't work
Leishmaniasis is effectively treated with antimony.
Zinc is another heavy element and this is about all that they have in common. It's a reasonable lay person's guess, but it's your life and health and you deserve real treatment.

In brief: Won't work
Leishmaniasis is effectively treated with antimony.
Zinc is another heavy element and this is about all that they have in common. It's a reasonable lay person's guess, but it's your life and health and you deserve real treatment.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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