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My dog tested positive for hookworms. I was wondering if i could have gotten them and what would be the signs and symptoms of hookworms in humans?
Possible, but not...: It's possible to get hookworms from a pet, but hookworm infections are not that common here compared to in developing countries. Tests are done on a person's stool. There are no specific symptoms of hookworm infection. They can cause intestinal inflammation and progressive iron-deficiency anemia. Larval invasion through the skin may cause very itchy sites that look like bug bites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yup: But more icky than serious!Get a more detailed answer ›
Intestines: They do not.Get a more detailed answer ›