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Can I get tape worms from pet?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Not likely

A person may get tape worms from eating improperly cooked, beef, pork or fish.

In brief: Not likely

A person may get tape worms from eating improperly cooked, beef, pork or fish.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

Although not common, dipylidium caninum, is a small tapeworm of dogs and cats that can be transmitted to humans through a flea intermediate host.

In brief: Yes

Although not common, dipylidium caninum, is a small tapeworm of dogs and cats that can be transmitted to humans through a flea intermediate host.
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