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Medical Condition:
Trichinosis
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Also Known As:
Trichinellosis, or Trichiniasis

 

Description:
Is the result of infection by the microscopic parasite Trichinella spiralis. It is transmitted by eating undercooked meat of infected animals, pork products are usually the culprit.  The incubation period varies usually 10 to 14 days and the symptoms include a high temperature; muscle soreness, pain and swelling around the eyes. Thirst, alternating  sweats and chills ,fatigue and chest pains

 

 

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