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Is there a difference between a tapeworm and a liver fluke?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Some worms head for the liver but some (like tapeworms) are content to live in the intestine and consume the food you eat.
Liver flukes rely more on the processed nutrients in fresh blood.

In brief: Yes

Some worms head for the liver but some (like tapeworms) are content to live in the intestine and consume the food you eat.
Liver flukes rely more on the processed nutrients in fresh blood.
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