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Experience:  20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
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Dr. Basu I have a medical issue dating back 4 years and only

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Dr. Basu I have a medical issue dating back 4 years and only recently I have started to think maybe I have a tapeworm. I have a few lab results that I would like you to view and offer your opinion. I deeply appreciate your attention. Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Attached are the results of my blood work. Please let me know if my suspicions may be right?Thank you,Jennifer
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.
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Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?
Let me take a look at your documents. Be right back.
This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
I have reviewed your documents and there is nothing there that makes me think you have a tapeworm.
But, if you are worried, taking a course of an anthelmintic such as Albendazole can easily clear things up.
Does this make sense to you?
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