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fear of animals with fur in children

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Phobia: I'm told that this is fairly common. You have a great opportunity to undertake a short course of psychotherapy with the expectation of a good result. ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armand Gonzalzles
46 years experience Pediatrics
NO: A family history of allergy is indicative of the genetic potential to be reactive to one's enviornment but the allergies are not specifically transfer ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
31 years experience Family Medicine
Get rid of the pet!: Very difficult to prevent an allergic reaction to animal dander if you are living with the pet. Consider making your bedroom a pet free zone and then ... Read More
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: First rule in allergy is avoidance of allergen or triggering substance. If it is unavoidable then try medications such as oral antihistamines or topic ... Read More
Dr. Joel Selter
37 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Animal allergy: If you insist on keeping your pet, in addition to the other stated interventions, consider bathing the animal and/or using an anti-dander wipe such as ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Difficult: Mice are everywhere and the conditions under which folks seem to catch hantavirus are "primitive". A big dose of mouse excitement inhaled seems to be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly : The virus can live as fumites and live on surfaces for more that a day. Depending on the surface.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pet allergy: Allegra should tame down your reactions to pet fur, as it should also improve your nasal symptoms.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consider: Cognitive behavioral therapy for this fear.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahek Shah
9 years experience General Practice
Phobia: Animals: zoophobia. Dolls: pediophobia.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Zoo phobia : Zoo phobia is fear of animals in general, felinophobia is a fear of cats, and caninophobia is a fear of dogs.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Perhaps: Those that learn to live with animals, develop way to illuminate darkness, and build buildings and planes will also live long!

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