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Can he get sick ???

Ok this may seem like a stupid question, but can my son get sick from touching a frog and then putting a hand in his mouth ?

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Asked by countrygirl06 at 1:50 AM on Jun. 23, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • possibly.. i was sick for a month after the dog sneezed in my face...

    Answer by girlglow6 at 1:54 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • Yes. Frogs can have salmonella (among other things) that will make people sick.

    Answer by JSD24 at 10:41 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • it all depends on the kind of frog it is. Yes frogs can have salmonella but i wouldn't worry about it unless it was a poisonous frog. kids do that kind of stuff all the time. just watch him. if he get sick. take him to the doctor and let them know so that they know what to look for and how to treat it. this is not a stupid question. the only time it would be stupid is not to ask because you thought it was stupid lol good luck and let us know how he is!

    Answer by katie201005 at 12:44 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • He could get sick from putting his hands in the dirt, or wiping his nose, was it just a run of the mill frog? There are frogs who are poisonous, but usually only in more tropical climates, and he probably would have had an reaction not long after he touched if. gotty love those little boys,, LOL!

    Answer by kimigogo at 12:50 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • ^^^
    I second this

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 12:55 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

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