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Do children grow out of parasitic infections?

Children do not grow out of parasitic infections. If the condition is not treated with medication, the parasite will continue to live and multiply in the child's body. Left unchecked, parasites can cause permanent damage to vital organs such as the heart or lungs and even kill a child.

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