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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Lorabid (Overview)

Lorabid is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Lorabid (Overview)

Lorabid is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Do dog sicknesses usually infect humans too?

Do dog sicknesses usually infect humans too?

Some: Infections that spread from animals to man are called zoonoses and dog zoonoses including cutaneous larva migrans (an immature dog roundworm) , echinococcosis (the larval form of a dog tapeworm, a bacterium called capnocytophaga from dog bites and the classical one rabies. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Wife bitten by Scorpion. In GA so one of those tiny scorpions. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? No ER correct?

Wife bitten by Scorpion. In GA so one of those tiny scorpions. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? No ER correct?

ER not likely needed: If she is otherwise healthy, no specific treatment is indicated unless she develops severe/alarming symptoms. Cold compress and elevation is all that should be needed. Hope she feels better soon. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Is rabies virus can harm kids if rabied cows milk consumed?

Is rabies virus can harm kids if rabied cows milk consumed?

Rabies: Cows milk does not spread rabies, not yet reported. Cattle can get rabies from bite of vampire rabid bats, they do not survive! ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Dog bite are common overseas, so should I get rabies shots pre-travel?

No: This is unnecessary and not typically advised unless you are planning on being in very close contact with non- domesticated dogs. ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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Can rabies from rabid dogs be transmitted to people when rabid dogs cough or sneeze?

Can rabies from rabid dogs be transmitted to people when rabid dogs cough or sneeze?

No.: Rabid dogs don't cough or sneeze - they foam at the mouth, act crazy, and bite people. Rabies is very rare in dogs in this country, now that rabies shots are required by law pretty much everywhere - but if you see a stray dog acting strangely, don't get anywhere near enough to be sneezed on by it - call the cops! ...Read more

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Nick from healthy, 17 week-old household puppy without rabies vaccine 1-week ago. Sniffles today, but otherwise fine, as is puppy. In East Peru. ?

Local Health Dept.: It sounds like there is minimal risk of rabies but check with the local health department for guidance on what to do in that region / community. ...Read more

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My kids were playing with an unvaccinated dog in Mexico, even though they weren't bitten by the dog, should I worry about rabies?

My kids were playing with an unvaccinated dog in Mexico, even though they weren't bitten by the dog, should I worry about rabies?

No: Rabies is only transmitted through breaks in the skin surface and deposition of the virus deep into tissue. Just playing with a dog would not do this. Further, a rabid dog would not allow itself to be played with, so I doubt the dog was even infected. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Can humans pet owners catch kennel cough?

Can humans pet owners catch kennel cough?

No: Kennel cough is a very contagious upper respiratory infection found in dogs & caused by canine parainfluenza virus & a bacteria called bordetella bronchispeptica. It is not transmitted to humans. ...Read more

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Do squirrels carry rabies?

Do squirrels carry rabies?

Almost never: Small rodents like squirrels, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, chipmunks, rats, and mice) and lagomorphs including rabbits and hares are almost never found to be infected with rabies and have not been known to transmit rabies to humans. http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/exposure/animals/other.html ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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Cat overdue for rabies vaccine. Outdoor cat, scratches puppy sometimes. If puppy bites me when playing, should I be concerned? Vaccinate cat and self?

See below: So rabies is transmitted through saliva, not a scratch. However, it would be very wise of you to get both the cat and puppy (when old enough according to the vet) vaccinated for rabies and maintain that vaccine as recommended (rabies is devastating to them too). The puppy nipping at you is not likely to give you rabies. You don't need to be vaccinated unless you're bit by an unknown animal. ...Read more

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I India,I've seen poor ppl get scratched and bite many times by stray dogs.these ppl don't take anti-rabbies vaccine atall yet they live months after?

I India,I've seen poor ppl get scratched and bite many times by stray dogs.these ppl don't take anti-rabbies vaccine atall yet they live months after?

It happens: You can walk across a street and not get run over by a car, but the one time you try to cross and get hit, you may die.If we could identify witch scratch or bite is a real rabies exposure and which are not, we would give less vaccine. We can't. By the time people develop symptoms they will die a horrible death. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Loracarbef (Definition)

Loracarbef is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more