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Will laxatives help remove intestinal parasites?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not effective

Most parasites need specific medication.
Laxatives could make things worse, as most parasites cause diarrhea to begin with. Parasites are diagnosed with blood and stool tests, so see your doctor.

In brief: Not effective

Most parasites need specific medication.
Laxatives could make things worse, as most parasites cause diarrhea to begin with. Parasites are diagnosed with blood and stool tests, so see your doctor.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Need anti parasitic drug.

In brief: No

Need anti parasitic drug.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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