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Very few to humans: Most diseases infecting cats spread from cat to cat, not from cat to human. You're more likely to catch an infectious disease from the person standing in line with you at the grocery store than from a cat. Cats should not be thought of as vectors for disease transmission. Infectious diseases can only spread from cats to humans via direct contact with either the cat or its feces. ...Read more
Dog bite: First, wash the wound well with soap and water and apply antibiotic. Secondly, investigate the immunization record of the dog especially against rabies. If it was a stray dog or the status of the dog's Rabies Vaccine has expired, it's important for him to receive rabies Immune Globulin and start rabies vaccination. The easiest thing to do is visit your nearest hospital's ed. ...Read more
Life: Nope. Live your life. Wash your skin. ...Read more
Weight maintenance: The most important thing is check your weight once or twice a month to know how you are doing, also make sure to make changes to your diet if you notice your wright is going up, do not wait till you are twenty pounds before you look for the problem, early intervention is easy and productive. I recommend an app for calorie counting like my fitness pal to see what is your average calorie intake, . ...Read more
Why do it anytime?: That is a weird question. With people you know who have no active infections or chronic diseases, not a likely problem. With strangers, why would you even consider it? ...Read more
Which one?: There is a STRAW technique used for heart disease and the Straw technique for singers. Which do you mean? Ask again and clarify. Also say why you are thinking about using it: your problem, that is. ...Read more
Try a: Google or bing search of your missing doctor. ...Read more
From dr point what can I say to a person who dose not believe me, that a friend is snorting & doing drugs, I even have a cut straw & a small bored.?
Some people don't wa: Seeing is believing. Some people don't want to know the truth. The urine drug screen would confirm was going on WHY are you involved with the situation. Moses times best-selling involved with relatives or friends. Usually intervention are confronting individual the group is most effective ...Read more
Tight calf: The Strayer procedure is the surgical release of gastrocnemius tendon, therefore lengthening it. It is indicated when tightness in the gastroc has not been improved with Achilles tendon stretching. ...Read more
Preop Protocol: Just like most surgeries: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight, etc. Some details may vary from one surgeon to another. For me, Strayer is a 20-minute outpatient procedure, and the patient is allowed to walk on their operative leg with walking boot for 2 weeks then stitches are removed followed by 4 to 6 weeks of physical therapy to transition regular shoes and activities. ...Read more
How old is your son? Some children take to drinking from a straw easier than others. There are also many different varieties of cups with built in straws that can be tried. Some are easier to pull. Try several different styles and keep practicing.
You can also pull water into a straw with your finger closing off one end and hold the straw in son's mouth so he can practice how to pull water out. ...Read more
Negligible Risks: Calf muscle weakness and musculotendinous junction rupture are 2 possible risks or complications, but these are are rare and circumvented by physical therapy. Nonetheless, the benefits of Strayer on indicated conditions (e.g., spastic equinus, tight gastrosoleal or calf muscle complex, etc) far outweigh these possible risks and complications. ...Read more
Yes: Using a nonadherent protective covering such as Saran wrap helps to keep ice from sticking to your skin. Using a paper towel or t-shirt material or soft cotton cloth or towel can also help to protect the skin if Saran wrap is not available. ...Read more
Age: How old? Are these birth vitals. What's head circumference? ...Read more
GERMS!!!: Many pathogens (bacteria and viruses) can exist and therefore be transmitted through saliva. Although your own mouth contains immune system factors that can often kill many things that find their way into your mouth, The safest approach would be NOT to share drinks with anyone, including those shared through a straw. ...Read more
Consider contacting: Animal control in your neighborhood or the spca. ...Read more
Usually however it's a good rule to NOT share unless you KNOW your sharer well!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
Drink tiny straw: Cannot think if how this would happen. ...Read more
Gibberish: Sorry, you won't get an answer to your question because no one who reads it will have any idea what it means. Some advice: If you do repost, use correct spelling and punctuation. What you posted is gibberish. You can't possibly expect anyone to understand it. "strat"? "plsss"? If English is not your native language, get a native English speaker to write it out for you. ...Read more
Possible infection.: If a cat scratches you, it can introduce bacterial infection into the skin causing an impetigo or even a cellulitis. If there is redness, pain, swelling or frank pus at the site of the scratch, especially if it is worsening or spreading, seek medical assistance immediately. You will need at a minimum oral antibiotic therapy. ...Read more
How can I lose inches overnight for the navy? I need to lose about 4 inches but without a Saran/body wrap
The night before: Isn't when you need to start addressing the issue! It is now PFA time again. I see a # of people weekly for appetite suppression ear acupuncture in order for them to get within body fat standards. After 27 years in the Navy - I know how difficult it can be. But, there isn't a safe way to lose 4" in one night. You need to consistently make health a priority. ...Read more
How can it be spread? If someone drank from my straw a few seconds or more after me can they have it now?
Spread What?: Please clarify what infection you are referring to. ...Read more