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Are there any animal diseases that can transfer to humans?

Are there any animal diseases that can transfer to humans?

Yes: Pasteurella Multocida, methicillin- resistant Staphlococcus aureus, roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms, whipworms and rabies are examples. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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I practice veterinary medicine and come in contact with a lot of zoonose diseases. Recently i started experiencing localised rashes. Ideas?

I practice veterinary medicine and come in contact with a lot of zoonose diseases. Recently i started experiencing localised rashes. Ideas?

Contact/irritant: Zoonoses, for those who don't know, are animal diseases that can be transmitted to humans. This doesn't sound like a zoonosis. It sounds like you're coming in contact with an allergen or direct skin irritant, and you'll have to do some detective work to uncover the culprit. If you let a dermatologist have a look, he/she may be able to determine the cause just by its appearance & distribution. ...Read more

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What are the differences between pain killer drugs and anesthesia drugs in veterinary medicine?

What are the differences between pain killer drugs and anesthesia drugs in veterinary medicine?

Some Differences: Veterinary anesthesia uses some dissociative meds similar to ketamine or pcp which tend to be not popular in people because of hallucinations and psychosis. They are quite effective but the animals can't complain of hallucinations.Also the animals behavior can be cute to watch on emergence. Opioids can be used. Also employed are the inhalation anesthetics but they tend to be costly & avoided. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the different between pain killer drugs and anesthesia drugs in veterinary medicine?

Can you tell me the different between pain killer drugs and anesthesia drugs in veterinary medicine?

In general: Anesthesia related drugs are more potent and may act on the central nervous system more broadly than a "pain killer" would. Some anesthetics inhibit (muscle) movement and may cause sedation, or even sleep. These effects are not typical of pure "pain killers.". ...Read more

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What to do if I am a veterinary surgeon.i want to be a human plastic surgeon.what are the requirments?

What to do if I am a veterinary surgeon.i want to be a human plastic surgeon.what are the requirments?

It's a long road...: In the U.S., it would require 10-12 years of training. First, you would need to complete medical school (4yrs). Then there are two paths: 1) [integrated pathway] you could go straight into a plastic surgery residency (6yrs) or 2) [independent pathway] complete a surgical residency (General, ENT, Ortho, etc) which is 5 years... and then do a 3yr plastic surgery fellowship from there ...Read more

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Hi, doctor, what is the relationship between veterinary medicine and human medicine?

Health/illness care: Common denominator is promoting healthy lifestyle, and treating the illnesses that prevents one from achieving a healthy state, one in humans, and the other in animals. ...Read more

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Can veterinary medicine requires a bachelors degree?

Yes: Entry into veterinary schools is highly competetive and a bachelors degree is part of the basic requirement. Some consider veterinary school harder than general medical school. It certainly is challenging and very necessary. ...Read more

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Could you have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Could you have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

It is more likely to: Qualify as an emotional support animal. Ada does not deem an emotional security animal to be a working service dog.Emotional support animals are not restricted by species (dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, miniature pig, monkey, snake, hedgehog, rat, mouse, bird, etc. Emotional support animal prescription letters must be signed by licensed mental health profession. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Is it possible to have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Yes: It is called an emotional support animal, usually a dog. Not everywhere is accepted, but a certificate from your dr may help you gain access in places not normally accepting animals. ...Read more

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Do medical doctors believe that health disorders can fall along a continuum spectrum, or does it always have to be a concrete disorder?

Do medical doctors believe that health disorders can fall along a continuum spectrum, or does it always have to be a concrete disorder?

Depends on Dr.: I believe that all doctors don't have the same beliefs. Personally I believe most disorders fall on a continuum spectrum. One common example that's widely acknowledged is Autism Spectrum Disorder, which can range from mild to severe. Conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes and depression can also range from borderline to mild to severe. I look at each patient as an individual. See comment: ...Read more

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I have bipolar disorder and I think a service animal may help make life easier. What should I do to get the ball rolling?

I have bipolar disorder and I think a service animal may help make life easier. What should I do to get the ball rolling?

Well: First of all make sure your bipolar is treated and you are stable. Then yes I agree an animal is good and kind companionship Start with the humane society. Lots of wonderful animals there and they need a lot of love ...Read more

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Where do I find a service animal. I have PTSD combat related, also anxiety and depression disorder.

Where do I find a service animal.  I have PTSD combat related, also anxiety and depression disorder.

Service animal: for vets. Thank you for your service. Contact your local VA and ask. They may be able to direct you to the proper organization. If your local VA isn't helpful find another one that may be. Great idea! Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there a medical cure for a person with obsessive compulsive disorder and if not what is the best medication? Triggers, anxiety, sleepless, always tired. Pracrastinater! antisocial... I am 58 years old and in good health but wieght goes up and down. I t

Is there a medical cure for a person with obsessive compulsive disorder and if not what is the best medication? Triggers, anxiety, sleepless, always tired. Pracrastinater! antisocial... I am 58 years old and in good health but wieght goes up and down. I t

No cure: OCD itself is not generally curable, but it can be managed with treatments - both a special variant of CBT therapy and a host of medication options are available. Careful assessment and accurate diagnosis are the foundations of good treatment outcomes. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to go to women's health services alone?

What age do you have to be to go to women's health services alone?

Varies by state: It appears that AZ is the last state requiring adulthood (=age 18) for this independence. This is not to say that a parent/guardian could not drive to/from Gyn and allow privacy between Dr & patient to discuss women's health issues. ...Read more

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Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Several: There are several options available like seeing a psychiatrist, therapist or going to a support group. If you have insurance, you can give them a call and ask for a list of their mental health providers. The phone book should also have a list of services. Nami is good educational/support program here is their link :http://www.Nami.Org/mstemplate.Cfm?Site=nami_oregon. ...Read more

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My first question is, after my first free health question what is the cost for this service?

My first question is, after my first free health question what is the cost for this service?

No charge: There is no charge for answers to informational questions on HealthTap. You may ask as many as you wish, and the answers will usually be there already, or we will ask doctors to answer your question for free. Doctors charge their own rates for one on one private virtual consultations, which can include lab tests, prescriptions, treatment recommendations tips and checklists. ...Read more

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Could there be a demand for mental health services for deaf people?

Absolutely yes: Yes. Deaf culture is a culture that is often overlooked, contains unwritten rules like other cultures, and requires culturally empathic individuals that can assist with various mental health conditions. Check put gallaudet university in dc to see what i mean. Good luck! ...Read more