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Parasites and Protozoans (Giardia, Cryptosporidium)
These tiny organisms are less frequently responsible for intestinal irritation. A person may become infected with one of these by drinking contaminated water. Swimming pools are common places to come in contact with these parasites. Common parasites include
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/31/2014
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