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Doctor insights on: Parakeet Illnesses And Symptoms

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I have heart problems and an auto immune illness. Can I have a pet parakeet? Will the bird affect my health?

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

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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.

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.

No: The main risk is of psittacosis - an infectious disease treated with antibiotics. You're at no greater risk with heart disease than anyone else or if you had the birds and your heart was completely healthy. ...Read more

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Can I have parakeets with a leaky heart valve and irregular heart beat?

Can I have parakeets with a leaky heart valve and irregular heart beat?

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

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What are the symptoms of gaucher's disease?

What are the symptoms of gaucher's disease?

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

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What are the symptoms of having nightmare disorder?

What are the symptoms of having nightmare disorder?

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 more

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What are the symptoms of a disease knows as "Chikunguya"?

See below: Fever, muscle aches and sever bone pain are common. The severity varies. Some people may get a rash. See this site for more info. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/chikungunya/ ...Read more

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Menkes disease symptoms?

Menkes disease symptoms?

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

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What are symptoms of wegners disease?

What are symptoms of wegners disease?

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

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What are the symptoms of Croup disease?

What are the symptoms of Croup disease?

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

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What are the symptoms of chagas disease?

What are the symptoms of chagas disease?

See below: Acute phase: no symptoms or nonspecific fever syndrome. Chronic phase: no symptoms (40-50%), cardiomyopathy with congestive failure (10-25%), esophagopathy and colonopathy (5-10%), peripheral neuropathy, meningoencephalitis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease?

What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease?

Many possibilities: There are many potential symptoms: weight loss, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, iron deficiency, fatigue, blood in the stool, arthritis, fever. Any of these could be symptoms. Its a tricky disease unfortunately. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of dupuytren's disease?

What are symptoms of dupuytren's disease?

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 more

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What are symptoms of pariodontis disease?

What are symptoms of pariodontis disease?

Bleeding gums: Some of he symptoms are bleeding gums, tenderness, loose teeth, painful brushing, halitosis, decay, painful chewing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease?

What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease?

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 more

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What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease?

What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease?

Multiple: Abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea, blood in stool, weight loss, fever. Other symptoms depend on complications such as formation of fistulae, intestinal obstruction, nutritional deficiencies and chronic inflammation. ...Read more

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