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Should I be worried about protozoan infections?

If you have been exposed to situations in which parasites thrive and you are exhibiting symptoms common to the condition, then you should worry about protozoan infections. The single-celled parasites that cause the condition thrive in unsanitary conditions. They can also be passed to humans through biting insects such as mosquitoes or flies. Common symptoms include fever, inflammation, diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.

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