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Can good hygiene prevent tapeworm?
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine
In brief: Tapeworm
Good hygiene per say will not prevent tapeworm. Hand washing i strongly recommend.
Tapeworms are aquired by ingesting infected meat and fish products that are also undercooked

In brief: Tapeworm
Good hygiene per say will not prevent tapeworm. Hand washing i strongly recommend.
Tapeworms are aquired by ingesting infected meat and fish products that are also undercooked
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: Yes, and cooking
Cooking meat properly is the most important way to prevent tapeworm, but hygiene is important also - not washing hands after touching raw meat, for example is very important.
Here's info on tapeworm: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002366/.

In brief: Yes, and cooking
Cooking meat properly is the most important way to prevent tapeworm, but hygiene is important also - not washing hands after touching raw meat, for example is very important.
Here's info on tapeworm: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002366/.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics
In brief: Hand washig
Yes, and also pick right food.

In brief: Hand washig
Yes, and also pick right food.
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal
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