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Can pets cause you pinworms?
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Dr. Steven Fine
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree
In brief: No, but other worms
Pinworms only can come from other people.
Other types or worms like "roundworms" can be contracted from pets, but it is pretty rare.

In brief: No, but other worms
Pinworms only can come from other people.
Other types or worms like "roundworms" can be contracted from pets, but it is pretty rare.
Dr. Steven Fine
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Pinworms are a purely human parasite.
There are no animal or insect carriers.

In brief: No
Pinworms are a purely human parasite.
There are no animal or insect carriers.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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