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Is ranch dressing really bad for you?

No!: Virtually everything in moderation is fine. Enjoy your salad. If you're dipping a fried blooming onion in it, don't overdo it! ...Read more

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What is the life cycle of a flea in your cabin from raccoons?

A new low: About the same as the life expectancy of your question and the amount of time I wasted typing this. ...Read more

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1year ago, I have a stdtest, was negative, lately I have 1only sexpartner, she isclean, but 7mnths later isee a rashon innerthight, its clear, but itch

1year ago, I have a stdtest, was negative, lately I have 1only sexpartner, she isclean, but 7mnths later isee a rashon innerthight, its clear, but itch

On you or her?: Inner thigh rash where they rub is most likely something we call in medical jargon as tinia cruex other wise know as jock itch. It is a type of fungal infection (not std) that takes advantage of moist irritated skin. Start with otc anti-fungal cream. If that doesn't clear it up then off to the doctor with you. ...Read more

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Can ranch dressing contain milk in it?

It well might: It is often made with a form of dairy (like many cream based dressings) though some have a dairy free variety. If you are sensitive to dairy, read labels carefully. There are some great websites that can be helpful in this regard too. ...Read more

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How harmful are racoon droppings to hunans?

How harmful are racoon droppings to hunans?

Non-bite exposure: Causing rabies this way is quite rare. Two conditions are needed to become sick = you must have an open wound, and the infected animal's saliva or neural tissue. In addition: contact with blood, urine, or feces (guano) of a rabid animal does not constitute an exposure. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a child have a reaction to ranch salad dressing?

Has anyone had a child have a reaction to ranch salad dressing?

Look at contents:: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/ranch_dressing

certainly possible to have a reaction to any of t he ingredients. ...Read more

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Does catching raccoon roundworms mean you're going to die? Also, how common is it in Ohio?

Does catching raccoon roundworms mean you're going to die? Also, how common is it in Ohio?

Been camping lately?: Not sure why you'd jump to such a dire conclusion! Get the diagnosis confirmed, then start appropriate treatment for it please. ...Read more

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Could raccoon have given me rabies?

Could raccoon have given me rabies?

Yes: Raccoon are a common reservoir for rabies, and may not appear ill. If you have had contact with a raccoon, even without a bite, you must discuss with dr. Once symptoms of rabies start, it is too late to get the rabies shots. Don't delay, talk with a qualified dr today! If you have a scratch, bite, wash immediately, then call dr, er, or local public health. ...Read more

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How deadly are racoon droppings to hunans?

How deadly are racoon droppings to hunans?

Racoon poop: Does not transmit rabies. It may be infected with roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) or Giardia lamblia. The round worm infection can cause significant human health problems. ...Read more

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Are carrots with ranch dressing a healthy snack to have?

Carrots: Eat the carrots. Instead of the ranch, go bare, or use yogurt to make it. ...Read more

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If a raccoon that has rabies scratches you can you get rabies?

Unlikely: Rabies virus is transmitted in the saliva of the infected animal. It is unlikely that one would get rabies from a rabid raccoon scratch, unless the raccoon just licked his paws prior to scratching the person. Because rabies is a fatal disease, scratch victims should be evaluated by their doctors, and may end up getting vaccines just to be extra safe. ...Read more

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What are the statistics of people infected with coccidioidomycosis in ranching?

What are the statistics of people infected with coccidioidomycosis in ranching?

No such stats: Cocci is not specifically related to ranching. It does occur in people who are out of doors in the south western usa including the central valley of california and in northern mexico. It occurs in the sonoran life zone where the spores of cocci can live in the soil, be aerosolized and inhaled into the lungs. ...Read more

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My friend was bit by a raccoon while attempting to get it out of her garage. Should she get rabies shots?

Raccoon bite: Raccoons can carry rabies, and it would be prudent for the person bitten to seek care at the county health department for rabies prevention (injections). ...Read more

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The dog im babysitting just got into a fight with a racoon, im not sure if they are bite marks, or claw should I be concerned?

Take the dog to VET: Raccoons can give diseases, so you need to take your dog to the vet to make sure nothing is wrong. Rabies is what we fear, but dogs are usually immunized. Go see the vet. ...Read more

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I'm having serouis back pain, and it happens randonly. Very sharpppp pain like I have to stop and can't move, what could this be?

I'm having serouis back pain, and it happens randonly. Very sharpppp pain like I have to stop and can't move, what could this be?

Sharp back pain: There could be a multitude of reasons you are experiencing sharp, random back pain. The most common reason is a simple strain or sprain of your muscles/tendons/ligaments. However, the pain could potentially be coming from the spine itself including pain from your discs, facet joints, and/or vertebra. The good news is that the vast majority of back pain is usually benign and self-limiting. ...Read more

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My cat was scratched by a raccoon. Is their a risk of the cat getting rabies. The raccoons are regulars around our deck and seem healthy.?

Go to the vet: Take your cat to the vet there no wild healthy racoon it does not mean your cat has rabies but you do not want to wait until your cat become symptomatic and start hurting people in the house for safety and a peace of mind take the cat to the vet ...Read more

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I'm a designer. Was working on home that had damage from raccoons-attic. What tests can I have done to make sure I did not pick up roundworms?

I'm a designer. Was working on home that had damage from raccoons-attic. What tests can I have done to make sure I did not pick up roundworms?

See your PCP: Your primary your family physician will examine you and may order a stool specimen to take to a lab for microscopic examination. ...Read more

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Can you get raccoon roundworms from touching a dog collar laying in the dirt? We only had one coon and that's because he was trapped in our garage.

Can you get raccoon roundworms from touching a dog collar laying in the dirt? We only had one coon and that's because he was trapped in our garage.

Roccoons Roundworms: Acc to CDC, the worms develop in the raccoon intestine, produce millions of eggs that are passed in the feces. Eggs that are excreted by raccoons are not immediately infectious, must develop in the environment for 2 to 4 weeks, after which the eggs are able to cause infection. Eggs can survive long time. If contact was slight, chances of contacting dis is slim, but if symptoms develop, get checke ...Read more

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Are those "fat free" salad dressings bought in the store really fat free? Which salad dressings are really fat free? I like ranch and zesty italian.

Are those "fat free" salad dressings bought in the store really fat free? Which salad dressings are really fat free? I like ranch and zesty italian.

Avoid Fat Free: Yes. If they label this then there are laws. But, remember this is the worst products to buy in stores. Fat is not the cause of the obesity epidemic we have. Sugar is the demon. Fat free products are often stuffed full of sugars, especially concentrated fructose corn syrup. This one product is the biggest cause of our failure to really lose weight with dieting and a cause of the diabetes epidemi. ...Read more

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I have a raccoon that we feed on occasion. It does not appear to be sick. Should I be concerned that I could catch rabies from it without being bit?

Not without exposure: You will never know when or how this animal is exposed and becomes rabid. Any semi-tolerance of you while healthy can end with an aggressive change at any point, and the animal may carry the virus then. I would avoid any attempt at close contact. ...Read more

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Can raccoons in Canada, Ontario have rabies?

Rabies in Canada: Although rabies can be found in bats and other mammals in Canada, it is not a major risk. CDC recommends rabies vaccine for only these groups:Travelers involved in outdoor and other activities in remote areas that put them at risk for bat bites or other animal bites (such as adventure travel and caving).People who will be working with or around animals (wildlife professionals and researchers). ...Read more

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Are jolly ranchers safe for colonoscopy prep?

Are jolly ranchers safe for colonoscopy prep?

Yes: They dissolve completely and are no problem. Suggest you avoid the red and purple. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat ranch dressing while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat ranch dressing while pregnant?

Not unsafe: It is not unsafe unless you are allergic to something in the dressing. ...Read more

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Why do I have raccoon eyes? What does it mean medicaly?

Why do I have raccoon eyes? What does it mean medicaly?

Racoon eyes: Refers to bilateral black eyes seen in head trauma and is a sign of a possible fracture of the base of the skull. If you have had such an injury, please proceed immediately to nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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