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Do dogs carry skin diseases, like ringworm, that can be transmitted to humans through touching?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Diseases from dogs
Diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans are rabies, ring worm, leptospira, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, tapeworm, giardiasis, hookworm, leishmaniasis, q fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, roundworm, salmonellosis, lyme disease, cryptosporidiosis, toxocara infection, flea tapeworm.

In brief: Diseases from dogs
Diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans are rabies, ring worm, leptospira, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, tapeworm, giardiasis, hookworm, leishmaniasis, q fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, roundworm, salmonellosis, lyme disease, cryptosporidiosis, toxocara infection, flea tapeworm.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Pets are a common source of infection with skin fungal infections (ringworm).

In brief: Yes
Pets are a common source of infection with skin fungal infections (ringworm).
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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