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Why does filariasis infection only occur after multiple mosquito bites?
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Interesting
Filariasis is a tropical disease caused by a parasite that is acquired from the bite of an infected mosquito.
Treatment may not completely clear the body of the parasite. Getting bitten by another infected mosquito will start the process anew. Filariasis is not endemic to the United States. Look it up in wikipedia. Interesting disease.

In brief: Interesting
Filariasis is a tropical disease caused by a parasite that is acquired from the bite of an infected mosquito.
Treatment may not completely clear the body of the parasite. Getting bitten by another infected mosquito will start the process anew. Filariasis is not endemic to the United States. Look it up in wikipedia. Interesting disease.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: Actually
Actually it could occur after one bite.

In brief: Actually
Actually it could occur after one bite.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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