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Parakeet Illnesses And Symptoms
I have heart problems and an auto immune illness. Can I have a pet parakeet? Will the bird affect my health?
To be safe - avoid: I understand that there are a few serious medical risks associated with parakeets that make them inappropriate for auto-immune compromised patients. Here is the link: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3096326/ since pets can be so emotionally helpful to patients, I hope you can find a safe on. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it best to get rid of my 4 parakeets bc I have heart issues.? Someone told me a healthy person got a heart infection or problem from parakeets.
Zoonotic disease: Transmitted to human from animals and viceversa. Birds can transmit diseases to human. Two risk factors that I can think. If you are inmunocompromise from a disease like aids or from drugs. And if you have a congenital heart disease repair or history of endocarditis. Few cases of chlamydia psittaci causing valvular heart disease in the past. Proper hygiene important. Consult cardiology. ...Read more
Depends on type.: Depending on which type of gaucher's, symptoms can range from painless enlarged spleen or liver, anemia, easy bruising, nosebleeds, chronic fatigue, bone pain, or easily broken bones, to increased muscle tone, seizures, 'lazy eye', failure to thrive, swallowing abnormalities, stridor, developmental delay, or death. ...Read more
Possible association: Nightmares occur in rem sleep, while night terrors occur in deep sleep. Nightmares can be a symptom of post traumatic stress disorder or be related to worry/ anxiety, but they can also be a normal phenomenon. If frequent, an overnight sleep study may reveal medical conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many symptoms: Menkes disease also called menkes syndrome, copper transport disease (decreased copper), kinky hair disease. It is x linked recessive more common in males with growth failure, & deterioration of the nervous system, seizures, failure to thrive & subnormal body temperature. Arteries in the brain can also be coiled with infarcts and hemorrhages. Bones demineralized with fractues. Early death pneumonia. ...Read more
Many.: Usually a disease of older folks with males and females equally affected. Typical presentation with fever, migratory joint pain, abdominal pain, hypertension, malaise, anorexia and weight loss. Prodromal symptoms may last for weeks to months. May develop bleeding from lungs, upper airway or kidneys. Confirmation by labs and tissue biopsy when possible. ...Read more
Croup: Croup is a viral infection caused by parainfluenza virus and causes cough and URI sympoms. Cough tends to be worse at night and sound barky like a seal. Treatment if symptoms are minor are steamy shower or cool air outside. If symptoms are severe nebulized medications or oral/intramuscular steroids may be needed. Fever and sore throat may be present. ...Read more
Depends: Dupuytrens is a hereditary disease where the palmar fascia, which is just superficial to the flexor tendons, develops benign scarring. Sometimes this scarring simply creates nontender bumps in the palm, but in other patients it may progress to form cords that will cause extension contractures/inability to fully extend the digits. Usually involves the ring and small fingers first. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Variable: Symptoms can include abdominal crampy pain, diarhea 8-12 times per day, blood in stool, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, inflammatory process near anus among others. If suspicious see either a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist for an evaluation and opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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