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can a child get worms from another childs contact

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Sure is possible.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: Ringworm is cause by a fungus that usually infects dogs and cat, and can be passed to human through contact with those infected pets.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Endo
29 years experience Pediatrics
A while--and, no.: If your child has worms, how long they go unnoticed can depend both on the type of worm, and type of child. Pinworms, for example, can take 4-6 weeks ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Tape worm?: There many types of tape worms or "flat worms" that can make humans their hosts. I would recommend taking the worm to your pediatrician (save the dia ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: Blood in stool is always a situation that requires diagnosis. See a physician.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Food source: Should be changed . Please post a photo of the worm.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: This depends on the particular worm to which you are referring. Ask the doctor what the name of this was and when he wants to see you back.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms??: Pinworms are not known to cause any medical problems of this nature. Anal itching & a rash are about as bad is it gets.Perhaps you are confused about ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience Pediatrics
See your doc : Ringworm on the scalp requires special treatment because it can spread and can result in hair loss. She should not scratch it, as that contributes to ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: 6 yr old bitten by "brown worm/slug". Slugs rarely cause problems to humans. The biggest concern following a bite is infection & the hallmark sign ... Read More
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