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Can eating raw-rice give worms in the intestine ?

I am addicted to eating raw-rice.Now i get to know that it can create worms in my intestine.I wanted to know that will it stop if i stop eating it??Kindly let me know.Thank you.
Asked On : Tue, 27 Dec 2011
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
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No nothing happens, its a myth otherwise many people had left eating raw things. The only reason to say so, may be that polluted, not well wahed raw rice can inferct your intestine but it can happen with any raw eatable things. But it does not look a good habbit culturally. Thanks.
Answered: Mon, 13 Feb 2012
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