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Can good hygiene prevent parasites?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This depends on the parasite.
Some parasites are through fecal to oral transmission, some are through foods and ingestions that have nothing to do with hygiene. Good hygiene can certainly help prevent some parasites, but not all.

In brief: Depends

This depends on the parasite.
Some parasites are through fecal to oral transmission, some are through foods and ingestions that have nothing to do with hygiene. Good hygiene can certainly help prevent some parasites, but not all.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine

In brief: It helps a little

You can always shake the wrong hand, but while nothing can absolutely prevent you picking something up staying clean can't hurt.
But you'll be eating and more parasites are food born than spread through poor hygeine.

In brief: It helps a little

You can always shake the wrong hand, but while nothing can absolutely prevent you picking something up staying clean can't hurt.
But you'll be eating and more parasites are food born than spread through poor hygeine.
Dr. Charles Davant
Dr. Charles Davant
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