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How common is malnutrition with a tapeworm parasites?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Tapeworms

Malnutrition is common with tapeworm parasites, as the tapeworm lives and grows by siphoning off nutrients from the human host.
Also tapeworms can cause symptoms that cause the human host intestinal problems that decrease food consumption.

In brief: Tapeworms

Malnutrition is common with tapeworm parasites, as the tapeworm lives and grows by siphoning off nutrients from the human host.
Also tapeworms can cause symptoms that cause the human host intestinal problems that decrease food consumption.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry

In brief: Uncommon in the USA

This is a cause of malnutrition in many parts of the world especially in third world countries.

In brief: Uncommon in the USA

This is a cause of malnutrition in many parts of the world especially in third world countries.
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