Question: I put raw bacon my face could I develop trichinosis Dear

Patient

Q: Question:
I put raw bacon my face could I develop trichinosis
Dear Ask The Doctor:
I put raw bacon my face could I develop trichinosis from this

Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

No, you cannot develop trichinosis as it requires ingestion of raw pork and not just contact with it. If you get symptoms like abdominal pain, then please see a Doctor to help you.

All the best.

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