Can a child get roundworms from a dog?

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Roundworms do pose a significant risk to humans. Contact with contaminated soil or dog feces can result in human ingestion and infection. Roundworm eggs may accumulate in significant numbers in the soil where pets deposit feces. Once infected, the worms can cause eye, lung, heart and neurologic signs in people.
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Roundworms are not highly pathogenic (harmful) to adult dogs, but large numbers can cause weight loss and a pot-bellied appearance in puppies or otherwise weak dogs.

Decreased appetite, vomiting or diarrhea will be observed on occasion.

Puppies sometimes die with serious roundworm infections.

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Roundworms are not highly pathogenic (harmful) to adult dogs, but large numbers can cause weight loss and a pot-bellied appearance in puppies or otherwise weak dogs.

Decreased appetite, vomiting or diarrhea will be observed on occasion.

puppies sometimes die with serious roundworm infections.

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Dogs and cats can pick up tapeworm by eating a flea that has been infected.

Most human tapeworm infections arise from ingestion of contaminated meats, but children may pick up tapeworm by accidentally swallowing a flea infected with tapeworm larvae.

Have your child wash hands after playing with pets and being outdoors.

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Because of this, tapeworms in dogs can be detected through microscopic imaging.

Additionally, several other animal species' can harbor parasitic eggs that when consumed by a host canine, become roundworms in dogs, including: Chickens. Cockroaches.

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Roundworms do pose a significant risk to humans.

Contact with contaminated soil or dog feces can result in human ingestion and infection.

Roundworm eggs may accumulate in significant numbers in the soil where pets deposit feces.

Once infected, the worms can cause eye, lung, heart and neurologic signs in people.

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Roundworms do pose a significant risk to humans.

Contact with contaminated soil or dog feces can result in human ingestion and infection.

Roundworm eggs may accumulate in significant numbers in the soil where pets deposit feces.

Once infected, the worms can cause eye, lung, heart and neurologic signs in people.

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Roundworms do pose a significant risk to humans.

Contact with contaminated soil or dog feces can result in human ingestion and infection.

Roundworm eggs may accumulate in significant numbers in the soil where pets deposit feces.

Once infected, the worms can cause eye, lung, heart and neurologic signs in people.

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