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What are my chances of developing a parasitic infection?

Your chances of developing a parasitic infection depend greatly on your level of exposure to parasites. Parasites are more prevalent in rural areas or places that do not follow proper sanitary procedures. If your immune system is compromised either by a disease or medication, your chances of developing a parasitic infection increase.

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