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feline diseases transmitted to humans

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This answer is for : cats in general. Diseases that can be spread by cats to humans (directly or indirectly) include: Bacteria - Cat Scratch Disease (Bartonella henselae ... Read More

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Infections: Fleas and mice can be potential sources of infectious diseases that can produce hematologic abnormalities. If you are experiencing these changes, howe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Not many: Dog and cat fleas in the UK are generally not a source of transmission of serous diseases to humans. They can cause tape worm infestation which would ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Zoonotic disease: is the term.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Nelson
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
CJD: It is called Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in humans. It causes myoclonus (rapid muscle jerks) and rapidly progressive dementia (memory loss). It is usual ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Runs in families: Autosomal dominant disorder with often mixed or incomplete penetrance. Is clearly hereditary and not caused by other problems.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Some: plants can cause problems if eaten or touched.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ladybirds: Usually Ladybird beetles are completely harmless to people. One specific type – the Harlequin Ladybird Beetle (Harmonia axyridis) can bite humans. Al ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please let us know: your specific question about human disease. Clarify and re-ask.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Zoonotic diseases: can be transmitted from animals to humans.

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