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Should I talk to my doctor about my parasitic skin infection symptoms?

Symptoms of a parasitic skin infection can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful. It is important to tell your doctor about the symptoms you are having. Some forms of parasitic skin infections can get worse if left untreated. Bacterial infections can affect both the infected skin and other organs of the body. For example, an infestation of lice can also spread bacterial diseases, such as typhus or trench fever.

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