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What type of doctor should I see for my parasitic skin infection?

If you suspect you have a parasitic skin infection, you should make an appointment with your family physician. For common parasites such as lice, infections can be treated by your primary care doctor. If you have experienced complications from your parasitic skin infection, your doctor may refer you to a specialist depending on what the complication is and its severity.

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