7 doctors weighed in:

What type of parasites are common in the middle east?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Schistosomiasis

Leismania common and schistosomiasis common in egypt.

In brief: Schistosomiasis

Leismania common and schistosomiasis common in egypt.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Thank
Dr. Daniel Steffy
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Strongyloides (gi tract), schistosomiasis (gi tract), and helminths (from soil) in general.
The cdc has a free site that will give you country by country data that includes common infections.

In brief: Many

Strongyloides (gi tract), schistosomiasis (gi tract), and helminths (from soil) in general.
The cdc has a free site that will give you country by country data that includes common infections.
Dr. Daniel Steffy
Dr. Daniel Steffy
Thank
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

The middle east is a very vast region.
Presence or absence, type of parasite will depend on where and when you go. The following link may help you. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.

In brief: Depends

The middle east is a very vast region.
Presence or absence, type of parasite will depend on where and when you go. The following link may help you. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Thank
Read more answers from doctors