A 32-year-old female asked:

Is there a deworming medication available for babies who are less than 1 year old? my daughter is 10.5 months old and has been licked in the mouth more than once by dogs who are not up to date with their deworming treatment.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Maybe...but...: Why would you assume the kid has "dog" worms. In 4 decades of pediatric practice I never saw a case. Humans don't get heart worms. Discuss any such concerns with the kid's doc.
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