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What is trichinosis?

Trichinosis is a parasitic disease cause by eating under cooked pork and wild game and is caused by the trichina round worm.
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What are the symptoms of trichinosis?

Extreme sensitivity to light, feeling of impending doom (when  severe), swelling around eyes, unexplainable severe pain at the  site of infection, fatigue, extreme shaking w (MORE)

Why is there no trichinosis in Australia?

  Tasmania is the only State of Australia listed by the WHO as having endemic trichinosis in its wildlife. The Tasmanian Department responsible for permitting a game meat (MORE)

How do you prevent trichinosis?

avoid undercooked meat products  freezing your meats for an extended period of time will kill bacteria  Always cook your meat products thoroughly.  Trichinosis is mainly fo (MORE)

Is trichinosis an STD?

No, trichinosis is a type of intestinal parasitic worm. You get trichinosis by eating raw pork or bear. Trichomoniasis is an STD.
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