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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?
Depends: Which hookworm? Necator americanus is most common in the usa, although dogs may be infected with ancylostoma caninus. There are no specific symptoms common to this infestation, except for anemia which may occur with heavy parasitosis. Occasionally these worms may be seen in the stool, but best diagnosed by sending stool specimens to the laboratory (may take several specimens). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intestines: They do not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Someone gave my family a puppy. My kids played with him alot. The vet said he had a lot of hookworms. Should i take my kids to the doctor over this?
Hook worms: Gotten by dogs eating or stepping in dog poop and then lich their feet. Aslong asu treat the dog first & pick up all the poop in ur yard, & your kids have no bowel trouble like diarrhea, should b ok. If ? Call ur pedi & u will have 2 take in a stool sample from each one, fresh, not frozen. Also beware of stray dogs ueing ur lawn 2 do their duty.Slao check for worm eggs in am on the kids rectum./am. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had worms for about 6 moths and I have been taking albenza (albendazole) for the last month for what the doc said was hookworm why can't i get rid of them ?
Recheck: O & p x 3. Again. Check with your doc to get it fixed. Six months is toooooooooooooo long. ...Read more
Do I have hookworm infection our am i delusional? I have been feeling things for about four months- crawling, stinging sensations. Everyone i know has dismissed it as symptoms of stress because I have lost my job, home, personal belongings, vehicle, most
Hello. : Hello. It sounds like you have a lot of stressors right now. Methamphetamine abusers can have profound problems with itching and often believe that they have parasites. The belief that the person has a parasite is called "meth mites". As a result of meth use, the person develops intense itching and scratches his or herself to the point of developing a rash or numerous bloody sores. I treated one man with methamphetamine addiction, who developed sepsis (infection in the blood) because of obsessive scratching, picking at his skin and trying to dig out what he throught was scabies with a knife. There are some people with serious mental disorders that develop something called tactile hallucinations, in which they have physical sensations which they might attribute to bugs, parasites, spiders etc. (when in fact there are no bugs or parasites present). Hookworm is a parasitic worm that lives in the small intestine. Their eggs hatch in dirt. If you walked barefoot in contaminated dirt, there is a possibility that a hookworm could enter your skin. I am doubtful that what you are experiencing is hookworm from your description, because they normally are in the gut where they often cause no symptoms. A more serious complication would be blood loss with resulting anemia. They would not be crawling in and out of your skin. It is clear that you are feeling miserable. I hope that you are able to determine the cause of this soon and get appropriate care. ...Read more
I have hookworms, I was given Ivermectin. Is it a safe medication on the Liver & Kidneys? I weight 400lbs&was given 5 tabs2take all@once empty stomach
Correct drug: speak with a pharmacist or who prescribed the medicine about your concern . ...Read more
I pretty sure I have worms and I'm 30 weeks pregnant! Can pinworms, hookworms or tapeworms hurt my baby?
I took my dog to the vet and he was positive for hookworms. My bowel movements have been strange and they seem to have white-ish sesame seed like things all in it. If i had hookworms, wouldn't i find worms in stool?
How do I get rid of hookworm I have cutaneous larva migrans all over my inner thighs, butt, arms, face, breast, i think it started lower and prob spread from itching, shaving, etc.... I think they are in my lungs, and now they are in my eyes they gunk up
Not specific enough: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Without a more specific idea of what is going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema. ...Read more