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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It can.: Their urine contains proteins that some people are allergic to. After the urine dries - the proteins become airborne.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Although leaking poo is a gross issue, I have not seen an issue of related illness in three decades of following these patients.Their biggest issues s ... Read More
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Almost Never: This problem is not related to to the immune system. Unless the feces is available to open skin wounds, there is generally no risk. 1 exception might ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Infections.: Usually urine is sterile, so it is not often a problem. The stool, however, is loaded with many types of organisms. There are many illnesses, too man ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
Microorganisms: are the cause of sickness .. and the aerobic environment promotes bacterial reproduction. excess microorganisms cause sickness.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Talansky
44 years experience Gastroenterology
Likely not to worry: Likely means nothing other than change in the transit time of your stool through the colon, or related to something green that you adjusted. If conti ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Most human MRSA infections occur by transmission from other infected humans. Although MRSA is found in cattle, pigs and chicken it is a different stra ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: If she has been exposed to rats either directly or indiractly and she has a fever she should see her doctor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Maybe: Worms are surprisingly common; consider getting a lab to test your stool for worms/parasites but labs often miss them so test could show a false negat ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Blue/green stool: Blue food coloring is a popular food additive, and when ingested in large quantities can make stools appear blue. Blue is not a pigment typically prod ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Toxocariasis by toxocara canis: Humans are infected by ingestion of soil containing infective eggs of the parasite (round worm). Eggs of the parasit ... Read More

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