3 doctors weighed in:
What are the chances of a person living in the u.S. Getting chagas disease?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Li-Min Hwang
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Small
Higher if you live in a rual area close to medican border, where the hygiene and sewage system are lacking.

In brief: Small
Higher if you live in a rual area close to medican border, where the hygiene and sewage system are lacking.
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
Thank
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Estimates below.
“an estimate of the burden of chagas disease in the United States” by c.
Bern & s. Montgomery (div. Parasitic diseases, national center for zoonotic, vector-borne & enteric diseases, centers for disease control & prevention) estimated “300, 167 individuals with trypanosoma cruzi infection live in the United States, with 30, 000–45, 000 cardiomyopathy cases & 63–315 congenital infections annually.".

In brief: Estimates below.
“an estimate of the burden of chagas disease in the United States” by c.
Bern & s. Montgomery (div. Parasitic diseases, national center for zoonotic, vector-borne & enteric diseases, centers for disease control & prevention) estimated “300, 167 individuals with trypanosoma cruzi infection live in the United States, with 30, 000–45, 000 cardiomyopathy cases & 63–315 congenital infections annually.".
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Tonga Nfor
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Cardiology
12 years in practice
508K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors