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  • Bacterial infections can be cured with antibiotics, if diagnosed and treated soon after transmission.
  • Viral infections can be treated, but never cured. Antiviral medication to keep the virus under control. Some viral infections can be prevented through vaccinations.
  • Parasitic infections can be cured with either medication or shampoo.

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