Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor should I consult for cyclospora infection?
You should consult a gastroenterologist.
2. Who are at risk of cyclospora infection?
People living in tropical and sub-tropical areas of the globe are more at risk.
3. How long do the symptoms of cyclosporiasis last?
If untreated, the symptoms can last for 1-2 months. There may also be instances of relapse where the disease subsides then returns again.
The antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, which belongs to the class of sulfa-drugs.
5. Is Cyclospora infection contagious?
It is not contagious per se, as it does not spread from person-to-person. However, the infection can spread by consuming food and water contaminated with fecal matter.
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