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What is a parasite?

A parasite is an organism that lives at the expense of its host. He lives inside our body in a parallel life, feeding on our energy, cells, food that we consume, that is, he is a freeloader.

More than 4.5 billion people are infected with parasitic diseases in the world.

A person can be the “host” of more than 100 species of parasites of various sizes – from microscopic to worms, several meters long. Parasites can be found in any part of the human body: in the lungs, liver, muscles, joints, brain, blood, eyes and other organs.