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Can I get worms from my pet?

Jim Johnson   June 10, 2012   Comments Off on Can I get worms from my pet?

Q) Can I get worms from my pet? A) Unfortunately, the answer is “yes”. There are two diseases that can result from worms transmitted from your pet. The first, visceral larval migrans, results from oral ingestion of a microscopic worm egg, and can be especially serious in children. The second, cutaneous larval migrans, is caused by migration of a worm… Read more »