Parvo In Humans

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Dog Parvo Symptoms And Prevention

There are many different types of illness in do but worst one among them is dog parvo.

Parvo in dog is caused by Canine parvovirus which is the highly infectious diseases that causes intestinal infections and kill millions of puppies and dogs in the United State.

Since this disease is a virus, it cannot be completely cured and the only things the dog owner can do is to treat their pet from being dehydrate until the disease is in mild condition.

Most puppies arte infected by parvo virus because of low immune system. Canine parvovirus is contagious among dogs by contact with the feces so if you are one of those woner that usually take your dog for a walk then you should look out not to let your dog near other dog remain.

Dog parvo symptoms

The initial signs to show that your dog is infected are:

- loss of appetite
- loss of water inside the body (dehydration)
- anxiety
- depression
- fever

When the condition is worsen dog will begin to vomit violently and have diarrhea. The stool will be yellow or grey color mixed with blood in most case. This condition is quiet serious and should be taken to the veterinarian immediately and need close medical attention.

The parvo virus will start attacking the immune and digestive system. Your dog will show symptoms of eating less and rapidly lose weight.

For serious parvo infection conditions your dog can have congestive heart failure which result in death. Even if your pet recover after a few years but the infection can happen again.

Dog parvo prevention

There are vaccine protection available which can be inject when your dog aged 8, 12 and 16 weeks old. During the vaccination period owner must keep their dog indoor for a few months. Since parvo virus can be spread to other animal easily so you must keepfood and drinking waterclean including the outdoor area.

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10 Responses to “Parvo In Humans”

  1. NESHA_4_YA says:

    can humans get infected with the parvo disease from dogs?
    my puppies i think have parvo, they are in the house right now…do they need togo outside, so that me and others that live in the house wont catch it.

    but can human get parvo?

  2. falconjet66 says:

    Does anyone know of a person who has been diagonosed with human parvo?
    My deceased husband was diagnosed with human parvo in 2004. He was also diagnosed with CLL in 2000. He became lukiemia free and 3 months later passed. On the death certificate it states human parvo. Not many case are known but how does a person get this disease? I just don’t quite understand it.

  3. puyallupgranny says:

    What is Parvo B12 in humans?
    My granddaughter has a rare form of Parvo B12. Does anyone know anything about Parvo in humans?

  4. Daisy says:

    I would like to know if humans can get parvo?
    Am pregnant and am worried because my brother in law dog died yesterday of parvo and now our dog has parvo I was around both dogs and my friends tell me it could be passed on from a dog to human could parvo harm my baby?

  5. norton g says:

    puyallup – It’s a communication thing! Parvo B12 is another name for Fifth Disease B19. Fifth disease is a mild rash illness that occurs most commonly in children. The ill child typically has a “slapped-cheek” rash on the face and a lacy red rash on the trunk and limbs. Occasionally, the rash may itch. An ill child may have a low-grade fever, malaise, or a “cold” a few days before the rash breaks out. The child is usually not very ill, and the rash resolves in 7 to 10 days.

    Fifth disease is caused by infection with human parvovirus B19. This virus infects only humans. Pet dogs or cats may be immunized against “parvovirus,” but these are animal parvoviruses that do not infect humans. Therefore, a child cannot “catch” parvovirus from a pet dog or cat, and a pet cat or dog cannot catch human parvovirus B19 from an ill child.

    An adult who is not immune can be infected with parvovirus B19 and either have no symptoms or develop the typical rash of fifth disease, joint pain or swelling, or both. Usually, joints on both sides of the body are affected. The joints most frequently affected are the hands, wrists, and knees. The joint pain and swelling usually resolve in a week or two, but they may last several months. About 50% of adults, however, have been previously infected with parvovirus B19, have developed immunity to the virus, and cannot get fifth disease.
    A susceptible person usually becomes ill 4 to 14 days after being infected with the virus, but may become ill for as long as 20 days after infection.

    Fifth disease is usually a mild illness that resolves on its own among children and adults who are otherwise healthy. Joint pain and swelling in adults usually resolve without long-term disability.
    Treatment of symptoms such as fever, pain, or itching is usually all that is needed for fifth disease. Adults with joint pain and swelling may need to rest, restrict their activities, and take medicines such as aspirin or ibuprofen to relieve symptoms. The few people who have severe anemia caused by parvovirus B19 infection may need to be hospitalized and receive blood transfusions. Persons with immune problems may need special medical care, including treatment with immune globulin (antibodies), to help their bodies get rid of the infection.

  6. studiousprofessor says:

    You need to get them to a vet ASAP if you havent or they are going to die. No you can’t catch parvo.

  7. Rabby says:

    From what I have read..there is a feline, canine and even human parvo virus..they said they are not contagious to different species..but I remember my dog had parvo virus many years ago..and I remember the vet telling us to wash are hands and don’t come in contact with his makes you wonder..I would call a vet if I were you..especially being pregnant..I would be worried.

  8. KuyumcuS says:

    I am a genetic scientist ı am currently working in a diangnostic laboratory. We have a HPV test. Generally HPV can be seen in the cervics of Woman. However it is contagious virus so it can be seen in the man also. So most probably you have HPV or he had a sexual relationship with other woman.(sorry for this possibility)
    You can ask additional questions to me via e-mail.

  9. Gabii Green says:

    What are the symptoms in Parvo for humans?
    I know that one of the symptoms of parvo in puppies are serious diarrhea but what are the symptoms for human? Please and Thank you

  10. kris says:

    the same symptoms of the virus caused to puppies