- Jun 14, 2009
What are my chances of getting a brain-eating amoeba from going in a lake in Georgia, USA?
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Ok, follow what your doctor says. I think it’s different for different places in the worldThank you for your reply.
I asked my doctor and he pretty much said to avoid lakes unless I can avoid swallowing water/getting water up my nose (which sounds impossible, doesn't everyone get a little water in their nose/mouth when they go underwater?). He also said that running water is safer than standing water.