Single-celled parasites living and multiplying in the body are referred to as protozoan infections. The general term for these parasites is protozoa. Protozoa enter the body through the mouth or skin. Protozoa that enter through the mouth usually do so through unclean water or food. Protozoa that enter through the skin usually do so through an insect bite.
- Q Are all parasitic "worms" the same?
- Q How does a protozoan infection affect my quality of life?
- Q What do protozoan infections mean?
- Q Should I talk to my doctor about my parasitic infection?
- Q Why do these worms not reproduce inside their host?
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