Echinococcosis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • Is it okay to have my dog sleep with me?
  • Should I wear gloves when playing with my dog or picking up feces?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • If I’m cured, could my echinococcosis come back?
  • What can I do to make sure I don’t get echinococcosis?
  • Can I give echinococcosis to my family?
  • I work with livestock. Should I be tested for echinococcosis?

Source

Echinococcosis--An Emerging Parasite in the Immigrant Population by M Chrieki, M.D. (American Family Physician September 01, 2002, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020901/817.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 04/03

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