Can worms pass to people?

June 16th, 2016 by admin

Absolutely, yes. Diseases which pass from animals to humans are termed “zoonotic” diseases.  

Several common pet parasites can pass to people in a variety of stages. The symptoms can range from showing no signs, to causing a variety of symptoms including:

  • Skin irritation
  • Diarrhea
  • Development of internal cysts
  • Seizures
  • Blindness

Treating your pets’ intestinal parasites is extremely important for your entire family.

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