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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

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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?

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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