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What are the symptoms of a parasitic gastrointestinal infection?

Parasitic gastrointestinal infection or infestation may or may not cause symptoms. The presence or absence of symptoms depends on the specific parasite and the number of organisms involved. When symptoms do occur, they are likely to include the following: abdominal pain, fever, diarrhea, blood and mucous in the stool, weight loss, back pain, and vague feeling of generalized illness.

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