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

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

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.No, you cannot develop trichinosis as it requires ingestion of raw pork and not just con tact with it. If you get symptoms like abdominal pain, then please see a Doctor to help you.All the best.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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