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bird diseases in humans

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Mites?: Not mites that i know of but mostly diseases from droppings of their excrement, like from pigeons or also salmonella from raw chick eggs rarely from p ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bird Mites: No bird mites (ornithonyssus sylviarum, dermanyssus gallinae) don't normally transmit diseases to humans but can be in a real pain in the butt (& el ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
M bovis?: If you mean m. Bovis: regular treatment without pza. Most importantly: must be treated by an expert doc!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Same as any flu: The symptoms of influenza are similar among all strains. Fever, cough, muscle aches, headache and malaise are typical. So-called bird flu can be more ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
39 years experience Neonatology
Yes: It is highly contagious, mostly respiratory droplets.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Same as Flu: Fever, breathing problems, cough, aches and pains, shortness of breath and in severe cases death.
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Bird parasites: Yes, unfortunately sometimes the parasites that affect other animals can affect humans. There are ticks and other insects that might "cross paths" so ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not easy: Avian flu usually requires close contact with infected birds. Avian flu is not present in the U. S. so please stop obsessing about it.
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
FROM DEAD OR SICK BI: Usually from dead or sick poultry, people who work with poultry and birds it is highlycontagious in birds and rare cases reported in humans, and can ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Avian TB: The main causes of avian TB are bacteria called Mycobacterium avium complex, or MAC. They can infect humans, but almost always with no symptoms or dis ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You are asking about: A very complex & difficult problem. Please read this article: http://www.Birdmites.Org/strategies.Html. It will tell you a number of approaches to ... Read More
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