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What vaccines do you need to travel to Papua New Guinea?

What vaccines do you need to travel to Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea: see: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/papua-new-guinea

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How long does mad cow disease incubate and do the cannibals of india and new guinea have it?

How long does mad cow disease incubate and do the cannibals of india and new guinea have it?

Unknown: There are no cannibals in india as far as i know and cannibalism in new guinea ( causing the disease kuru) no longer occurs but mad cow disease is a prion disease (a protein with no dna or RNA that viruses have ) it spreads by ingestion or surgery the incubation period is about 18 months but longer periods have occasionally been reported. ...Read more

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My newly replaced periodontist said that she'll use alloderm across all bottom front teeth. I need it but i suspect i may be 1st "guinea pig". Advice?

My newly replaced periodontist said that she'll use alloderm across all bottom front teeth. I need it but i suspect i may be 1st "guinea pig". Advice?

Trust your clinician: Alloderm is a good product. However, like every good product, it must be applied at indicative application. The cause of gingival recession must be determined and resolved prior to grafting. Occlusal stability must be established around the tooth being graft. Oral hygiene and periodontal health must be addressed. Finally, trust your periodontist skill. ...Read more

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Are people allowed to eat small mammals in the u.S., such as guinea pigs?

Having lived in: Taiwan and Okinawa when they were both third world - I am familiar with the custom of eating small rodents and tiny birds. This is not a common practice in the US although I know of no laws that forbid it. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic to dogs am i also allergic to guinea pigs?

If i'm allergic to dogs am i also allergic to guinea pigs?

No: If one is allergic to dogs one is not necessarily allergic to guinea pigs. ...Read more

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My mum is allergic to guinea pigs. Could she also be allergic to hamsters?

My mum is allergic to guinea pigs. Could she also be allergic to hamsters?

Yes: There is cross sensitivity between major and minor allergens in various mammalian species including horse, dog, cat, rat, guinea pig, rabbit and mouse. Even though hamsters and guinea pigs are mammals they are from different subfamilies, sensitivity to one increases the risk of developing allergies to others. ...Read more

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Can the guinea worm cause disease?

Yes indeed: Thankfully it is almost extinct thanks to science. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional value of guinea corn?

See:: http://www.livestrong.com/article/474074-nutritional-therapeutic-values-of-guinea-corn/

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