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I found hookworms in dogs poo. found out me and my 2 year old can get it. I have spots on my ankles not sure if I gotit.

The spots I have are a brownish color. the vet told us she didnt have worms. So I am very worried we may havee something

Related Topics: Ankle, Worm, Hookworm, Dog
 

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My mom is a vet technician and has been for over 20 years, she said that people can get ringworm from animal feces, usually cat feces. and they will be like dime size red rashes on your skin

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