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What are the treatment options for parasitic infections?

Parasitic infections are usually treated with drugs that kill the parasites and help eliminate them from the body. These drugs may be used alone or in combination with other medications. In some cases, surgery is also required to remove growths caused by the parasites.

Robynne K. Chutkan, MD
Gastroenterology

Got a belly bug? If so, it should be reassuring to know that safe and effective treatments for intestinal parasites are at hand, says gastroenterologist and Dr. Oz guest Robynne Chutkan. Watch this video to find out what they are.


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