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tamborine | 00:09 Wed 13th Jan 2021 | Body & Soul
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Can dangerous amoebas enter the brain thru the nose from jumping into the river?

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link for you tamborine ... https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/naegleria/general.html#:~:text=You%20can%20only%20be%20infected,the%20body%20through%20the%20nose.
00:15 Wed 13th Jan 2021
Simple answer - yes.
It's called Naegleria fowleri
That's the beastie, aye.
Thank you all, as I had never seen a case and never heard of it in over 50 years of medical practice.
You see.....one can always learn.
Not sure we need to worry about it in the uk with our water temperatures

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