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How do medications treat parasitic infections?

Medications treat parasitic infections by killing or rendering harmless the parasites that have invaded the body. Medications may also treat other symptoms of the condition, such as the use of antibiotics to treat secondary infections. A single medication or a combination may be used, depending on the type of infection.

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