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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: parasites


 Michaela521 - Mon Jun 05, 2006 10:05 am

Being health conscious reading up on parasites has just plain freaked me out. I mean the idea of worms or microscopic parasites living inside of you. Not to mention the percentage of people infected with parasites are just plain staggering. What do you gyes think of colonix as being a colon cleanser and a parasite remover? http://www.drnatura.com/ Anything else better recommended? Thank you. will
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Jun 06, 2006 5:50 am

User avatar Hi Michaela521,
Parasitic infections typically produce symptoms and are generally speaking, treated with certain antibiotics. I would not recommend colon cleansers without an evaluation or advice by your physician.
Sincerely,
Theresa Jones, RN

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