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A 22-year-old female asked:

My rabbit has fungal infection.. ringworm..does it spread to humans?? is it zoonois??how can i prevent that?? what r d odds of me getting it frm him?

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Dr. Clint Wilson
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Stop googling!: yes ringworm spreads from animals to humans. It's hard to give the odds not knowing your contact with your rabbit but I wouldn't be surprised. Just watch for skin changes and likely can start with otc treatment if caught early.
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