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Should I eat nuts if they smell rancid?

Should I eat nuts if they smell rancid?

NO!: Possible problems include irritation to the linings of your stomach and intestines; destruction of vitamins in your body, gall bladder and liver problems. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a rabbit bite?

Should I be concerned about a rabbit bite?

Yes see a MD now: Depending on the severity of the bite, if it broke the skin and has possibly damaged any structures, you should see a doctor. Bites on certain sites on the body are more dangerous. Wash the bite site with soap and water and keep clean. Watch the wound, if it develops the cardinal signs of infection, warmth, swelling, pain, or has any drainage, you need to seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Hi I am ranbir, I am 20 years old and I have been mosterbating for last 4 years and i want to quit that now? If u could please tell me the solution?Tnx

Don't stop: I do not of any physician that would advise you to stop masturbating. Sexual activity enhances health. The lack of sexual activity can harm health. I would advise that you cannot and should not stop. ...Read more

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Can rabbits contain campylobacter and transmit it?

Can rabbits contain campylobacter and transmit it?

Indeed.: Although rabbits are not the most common animal that can carry campylobactervin the intestinal tract (that would be poultry), rabbits can carry it as well and be a reservoir for transmission to man. ...Read more

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Can you get leptospirosis from a pet bunny rabbit?

Can you get leptospirosis from a pet bunny rabbit?

Highly unlikely-: Other infections such as franciscella tularensis (tularemia) potentially, yes- but not leptospirosis from petting a bunny. However, if you are the one responsible for cleaning up rodent feces and urine, you could get it if the bunny is infected and one were to inhale dtried particles of its feces or urine. ...Read more

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Is it strange for a 24 year old to sleep with a stuffed rabbit?

Is it strange for a 24 year old to sleep with a stuffed rabbit?

Perhaps, but who : Cares if it might seem odd to others. If it makes the 24 year old person happy - go for it. ...Read more

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Why an i now allergic to my rabbit even though i was not before?

Why an i now allergic to my rabbit even though i was not before?

Not exactly known: It may takes weeks, months, years or even decades of exposure before an allergy develops. It is not clear why this happens, but the immune system will make ige antibody after a period of exposure, called sensitization and then on re-exposure, the symptoms will occur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's likely that a rabbit scratch could become infected?

Can you tell me if it's likely that a rabbit scratch could become infected?

It is possible.: Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years, don't know when you last had one or if the wound is dirty & it has been more than 5 years since last shot. ...Read more

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When my nipples are sucked I am told they produce a rancid disgusting taste enough for my partner to heave, what could be my problem?

When my nipples are sucked I am told they  produce a rancid disgusting taste enough for my partner to heave, what could be my problem?

Unusual: Most adult non pregnant breasts do not have fluid.
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, if blood, if fluid then something is abnormal.
Exam, Mammogram, ultrasound may define the issue. ...Read more

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I think I have hemmaroids and I am struggling to go to the toilet its a rabbit dropping covered in a fleshy substance is this normal , thanks?

I think I have hemmaroids and I am struggling to go to the toilet its a rabbit dropping covered in a fleshy substance is this normal , thanks?

Hemorrhoids -const: This is not normal, but constipation problems are common. Try increasing your diet with lots of whole fruits and vegetables and drink more water. Try adding fiber e.g. Metamucil daily(see package for dose). You should see your doctor concerning hemorrhoids and fleshy substance around stools. ...Read more

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What could cause rabbit allergies?

What could cause rabbit allergies?

Urine: The allergen from rabbits (and other rodents) comes from their urine. Actually, it is a protein found in the kidneys. Since rabbits are not too discriminating about where they do their business, the protein from the urine gets aerosolized fairly easily. ...Read more

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What would make my urine smell rancid?

What would make my urine smell rancid?

Depends: Sometimes an infection can do this, certain foods can make the urine smell rancin, namely asparagus. Wee you r internist if have burning on urination. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for rancid butter syndrome?

What is the best treatment for rancid butter syndrome?

Tyrosinemia type 1?: By rancid butter syndrome i think you mean tyrosinemia type 1. This occurs when an enzyme, called fumarylacetoacetase (fah), is either missing or not working properly and therefore tyrosine accumulate. It is treated using special medical formulas in place of other things in the diet that contain tyrosine. A medication known as ntbc is also used in some chronic cases. See a metabolism specialist. ...Read more

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How to tell if child has dog, cat, or rabbit allergies?

How to tell if child has dog, cat, or rabbit allergies?

Symptoms, tests: Animal danders r strong triggers for allergy symptoms. If a child is allergic to animal dander, she/he may sneeze, wheeze, cough, develop hives or itchy eyes when he/she pets the animal, or even be in the same room with the animal. You can confirm the allergy be doing allergy testing w an allergist. ...Read more

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The pasteurella bacterie from rabbits, is it dangerous for us?

The pasteurella bacterie from rabbits, is it dangerous for us?

Snuffles: Is the name of the disease in rabbits, often fatal in them. The bug pasteurella multocida is found in lots of animals. Transmission to human is mostly from cats not bunnies. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hives from simply holding a new pet rabbit?

Is it possible to get hives from simply holding a new pet rabbit?

Yes: Hives with direct skin contact is called "contact urticaria." this can occur with holding nearly any furry pet including rabbits. Other associated symptoms could be itchy watery red eye, runny, stuffy nose, sneezing and coughing. An allergist could confirm with testing if rabbit allergy is present, but it sure sounds likely. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic to dog and cat dander, am I likely allergic to rabbits too?

Not necessarily: The proteins that are allergenic on various animals differ. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of really bad rabbit scratches? What product can I buy that isn't expensive?

How can I get rid of really bad rabbit scratches? What product can I buy that isn't expensive?

Rabbit Scratches: Rabbit fever"tularemia" has the following symptoms:fever, chills, headaches, diarrhea aches, dry cough. See a dr if you have these. Most wounds may be cared for at home. Superficial abrasions and lacerations can be cleaned, an antibacterial ointment applied, and then covered with a band-aid or light bandage. ...Read more

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When I speak to people I don't know I just like a rabbit in the headlights and really awkward why is this?

Natural instinct: When faced with the unknown we assume its a threat until proven otherwise and so the body prepares to deal with the threat by releasing adrenaline which prepares us for fight or flight by shunting blood flow to muscles and brain. In the modern world neither option is viable so, like the rabbit, we freeze. As you talk to more strangers in similar situations this perception of threat will fade. ...Read more

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When my hair gets wet it has a rancid metal smell. it started about 1 month ago. it is not as strong now as the first time. but horrid when it is wet?

Water system?: What kind of water system do you have? Start with this Do you color or dye your hair? If so this may be your issue. Can try changing shampoos and use conditioners Start here ...Read more

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I'm starting to get back in shape.I notice my left hip started hurting after i ran.Is it because my body isn't used to the run or can it be an injury?

I'm starting to get back in shape.I notice my left hip started hurting after i ran.Is it because my body isn't used to the run or can it be an injury?

Hip pain: The pain could be either from an injury or because your body isn't used to running. It is important to make sure your form is good, your shoes are good and that you are stretching properly and taking care of your potential injury. Depending where in the hip you may need to use a foam roller or do some special stretches. A physical therapist or running coach may be able to help you with stretch. ...Read more

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Can i get scabies from my pet rabbit ?

Can i get scabies from my pet rabbit ?

Scabies: Scabies mites that live on pets are different from the ones found on humans. But, mites on pets may be transmitted to you from an infested pet. They can burrow under your skin resulting in itching. This type of mite will not reproduce on you ; should die within several days. You won't require medication but your animal needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Can I be a veterinarian if allergic to rabbits?

Can I be a veterinarian if allergic to rabbits?

Yes: You can choose an area of veterinary medicine where you do not take care of rabbits or other rodents. Or you can undergo allergy shots to help reduce your allergy problems. See a board certified allergist for further advice. ...Read more

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