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Old 26 August 2018, 13:51
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So, after losing 12lbs in the last two weeks and not being able to even drink water, finally figured out that I have Aembiasis entamoeba histolytica. Nope, I canít pronounce it either. Iím now flying out of Afghanistan to get this taken care of. Anyone ever deal with this before? Iím told itís pretty common outside the US.
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Old 26 August 2018, 17:06
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No. But next time around go crazy with hand hygiene, no hand to mouth, etc. Follow your providers plan and you should be fine.

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Old 27 August 2018, 17:03
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Sounds like common name is 'amoebic dysentery'...lots of web info.
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