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Stray Dog Leg
Please answer! My dad got licked by a stray dog on his leg where he have eczema (cracks) 3 months ago and now he have sore throat any chances of rabies?
3 months ago my dad got licked by a stray dog on his leg where he have eczema and skin cracks now he have sore throat any chances of rabies?
No: No it has different signs and would occur faster ...Read more
3 months ago my dad got licked by a stray dog on his leg, he got eczema on there (dry skin and cracks) now he have sore throat, any chances of rabies?
Wife feeds stray cat in our woodsy CT yard. Cat's friendly non-aggressive. No tags or collar. Cat licked my leg, should I b worried for rabies?
Not to worry.: Since the rabies virus affects the nervous system, rabid animals generally display abnormal behavior. The virus can be transmitted via contact with the affected animal's saliva, usually through a bite. Theoretically, saliva from a rabid animal could infect a human if the saliva entered an open wound. In this instance, the animal was unlikely to be rabid and no mention was made of an open wound. ...Read more
Stray puppy (USA) jumped on my leg scratched/maybe bit me. I had rabies vaccine 8 months ago. Should I get it again for this encounter?
I hope it resolved:
Pain is not a comfortable symptom. It would be helpful if you could describe a few more details about the pain in your leg. For example where is the pain.
How bad is the pain on a scale of 1 to 10. Did it start suddenly or has it been gradually getting worse?
Send more info so the Docs from HT can help you. ...Read more
Need consultation: One common cause of pain in one leg is a pinched nerve in the back causing Sciatica. However there are other possible causes also. Impossible to give specific advice without knowing more about the nature of your pain. You may find an online consultation here at Health Tap to be helpful. Best would be a video or phone chat (can turn off video) or an INBOX TEXT chat. ...Read more
Variety: This depends partially on what you are trying to accomplish. Aerobic options may include running, skating, rollerblading, cycling, and swimming. For exercises try some variation of a squat or lunge. These exercises can be done quickly, anywhere, and with or without additional weights. ...Read more
Probably not: If you have dislocated one of the joints in your leg (hip, knee, ankle) then you need to see a doctor to have it evaluated and properly treated. Trying to take care of it yourself will likely result in making things worse. ...Read more
Hip arthritis: Degenerative hip arthritis (a variant of djd, degenerative joint disease) is common. Chronic standing stresses the hip joint with the femoral head in the acetabulum (i.e., ball & socket). The erosion of the bursa within the joint eventually causes pain. Other causes which need exclusion are neurogenic and vascular causes. Herniated discs refer to the former; aorta-iliac disease, the latter. ...Read more
I like to do hamstring stretches on the floor such as a classic hurdler stretch
also some similar stretches can be done angst a fence
some of the calf stretches can be done angst a wall or with the ball of the foot on a step
i also suggest using a strap under the foot to perform some hamstring stretches. ...Read more