Why not? Provided said symbiont had no memories of a psycho a la Joran.
But this was not a "would you rather" question, technically...but whatever.
Would you rather be stuck in a room with Garak going through withdrawal...or Garak infected with the Empok Nor...whatever-it-was?
"The saying implies but does not name the effective agency of its supposed utopia.... 'Needs and abilities' are, of course, subjective. So the operative statement may be reduced to 'the State shall take, the State shall give'."