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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Can carry it: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection of the skin (dermatophytosis) so the name is misleading. Yes -- dogs and cats can carry it and pass it to huma ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Special training: They help blind people get around, and avoid obstacles. They an even help them cross the street by knowing when traffic is approaching.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes by dog bites: Blastomycosis is usually acquired by inhalation of conidia into the lungs. Primary cutaneous blastomycosis has occurred after accidental innoculation ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience in Periodontics
Not from that: It causes hand, foot and mouth disease, which is a viral infection usually in kids.It causes a blister-like rash on the affected parts. You may be th ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
37 years experience in Pediatrics
No: No.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Ring worm: Ringworms are not worms but is a fungus infection located on the skin. The infection can be passed from animal to child and vice versa. See your doc ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
May be, not sure: There is some research going on in this area. Right now we do not have proof that Dogs can help diagnose Cancer. They do have exquistive sense of smel ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience in Dermatology
Yes, sometimes: Ringworm, or tinea, is caused by a fungal infection in the skin (not a worm as the name suggests!). In most cases, the fungal infection is from a derm ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Be confident: Dogs, like all pack animals, respond to fear or confidence. Be confident and most dogs will leave you alone. Try to avoid eye contact with them, and ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
For your family, yes: For you, not so much.

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