Can Parasites Kill Humans?

by Tammy Judd
(Durham )

Can parasites kill humans if your body is infested with animal parasites?

Hi Tammy,

The simple answer is yes, parasites can kill humans. But it is a little more complex than that.

There are many different types of parasites that can infest the body both internally and externally. Not all parasites can kill humans.

Lice, for instance, can be very frustrating and annoying, but not likely to kill.

Intestinal parasites can weaken your immune system and fill your body with toxins so that you are vulnerable to various diseases as a result. Internal parasites are more dangerous because of that.

Some parasites, like the H1N1 virus (swine flu) everyone is currently worried about, can be fatal to some people while others are not overly affected by it.

Bacterial infections (which are also parasites), like the staph infections patients get while in hospital, can definitely be deadly.

...and so forth.

So you see, there are many different types of parasites and some parasites can kill humans. If you feel you or someone you love is infested with parasites, don't just let it go.

Look for a doctor in your area skilled in natural health. They are much more likely to be able to help you.

If you are looking for options of what you can do yourself to remove parasites from your body, a good place to start is cleansing herbs.

Both Herbal Fiberblend and Para 90 contain a good combination of anti-parasitic cleansing herbs. They can be taken separately or together, depending on the severity of your situation and your individual needs.

Another important factor to keep in mind when dealing with parasites is the need to build up your own good/friendly bacteria with probiotics. Florafood is a combination of three probiotics that will help to boost your immune system and give your body the ability to fight back against parasites.

I don't know what type of animal parasites you are specifically asking about when you say, "Can parasites kill humans." I hope this information helps with whatever concern you are having. Let me know if you have further questions.

To your good health!

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Jun 29, 2018
Help for skin problems...
by: Angie from

Hi David,
My suggestion for what you have described is the following protocol.
  • Herbal Fiberblend
  • Composure
  • Redibeets
  • BarleyLife

The Herbal Fiberblend and Composure work together as a good cleanse of your system for parasites, etc., while the BarleyLife is a nutritional booster along with the Redibeets, which has the added benefit of cleaning out the liver. An overload of toxins in the liver can often result in the symptoms you have described so it's a safe easy option to rule out that issue and well worth the try.

If you are located in the USA, you can find them all available here.


Hope this helps.

Jun 28, 2018
Skin Problems
by: David M.

I suffer with what's been diagnosed as eczema that has developed into lumps and bumps on my outter forarm, inner thigh scalp/head that itch. Parasites seem something I'd like to narrow down. How to go about it... Anyone help would be a blessing. Thanks!

Jan 25, 2013
How Can You Contract Parasites?
by: Angie from

It is very easy to contract parasites. In fact, pretty much every human being has some form of parasite in their system at any given time.

For example, candida albicans (the fungus that causes yeast infections) is present in most human beings and is kept under control and in balance by the good bacteria in your intestines. When the balance is shifted for some reason (illness, antibiotics, birth control pills, drugs, etc), the candida can grow out of control and result in fungal/yeast infections.

That's just one type of parasite, of course, and it can result in a lot of unpleasant symptoms, but there are all different types of parasites and ways to contract them.

You can catch the cold or flu when people cough in your face, for example. Intestinal worms can be contracted from poor food preparation, unwashed hands, children playing in day care centers, etc.

Other parasites can be contracted from walking around barefoot, swimming in lakes or streams, and even through sexual intercourse.

There are simply countless ways that you can be exposed to the hundreds of different types of parasites.

It's nothing to really freak out about, because it is just a fact of life. Our body is designed to fight off most parasite invasions through a strong immune system. If you're not doing a good job of keeping your immune system strong through a healthy diet and nutritional supplements, you may be more susceptible to infection than others.

How do you know if you've got parasites? As I said, I suspect most of us DO. If you're feeling great with no health concerns, you probably don't need to worry about it. Just eat right and avoid junk food as much as possible and you're body will do the rest.

If you are experiencing ill health, sluggishness, constipation or bowel issues, skin conditions, lack of energy, etc., then it is probably a good idea to give yourself a natural intestinal cleanse to help your body and your immune system regain control and return to balance.

I use Herbal Fiberblend, AIMega, and BarleyLife for cleansing the body and building the immune system. I find it works great.

Hope that helps!

Jan 25, 2013
how can you contract them
by: Anonymous

how do you contract parasites in the first place and how can i know if i have them ?

Apr 16, 2012
Red Things On Penis
by: Angie

Dear Hyeonseung Kim,

Are you referring to little sores/bumps on your penis like pimples? Are they painful?

It may be that you have a fungal infection or you may also have picked up a sexually transmitted disease if you are sexually active.

In the case of fungal/yeast infection, you should be able to get rid of the problem by using topical antifungal oils, like tea tree oil.

Read this article about a penile yeast infection and how to treat it.

Hopefully that will eliminate the problem for you.

Apr 16, 2012
Not Sure...
by: Hyeonseung Kim

I am not sure on my penis part there is a red things. Please help!

Mar 23, 2011
Getting Rid of Long Term Parasites
by: Angie

I believe you can. It will take longer than a simple cleanse and you'll need more self-discipline to stick with a faithful routine of cleansing and building supplements and a good diet, but I do believe it can be done.

You'll want to cut the sugar and processed foods from your diet, and build up your body with whole foods, probiotics, and whole food supplements.

I'd suggest the following as a protocol to get the best results:

(3 bottles in 1 month)
Para 90

(Daily for Several months or longer)
Herbal Fiberblend
Bear Paw Garlic
Vitamin D

That would be a minimum of what I would use. There are other supporting supplements that would help if you can afford them, but for getting rid of long term parasites that have been let go for years, this would be the basic routine I'd follow.

Hope that helps.

Mar 23, 2011
by: Anonymous

lets say your body had parasites for years and you feel it consumed your body completly can you still get rid of them?

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