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Dr. A K Guha

Veterinarian, Kolkata

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Dr. A K Guha is an experienced Veterinarian in Regent Park, Kolkata. You can visit him at Dr. A K Guha's Veterin in Regent Park, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. A K Guha and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My dog sleeps outside and mosquitoes bite him, should I get him anything to prevent dog heartworm disease? what should I give him?

MVSc, BVSc
Veterinarian,
It depends on which part of india you reside in. We do not get heart worms in india, except a few anecdotal reports from northeastern parts. There are monthly oral or topicals recommended, but again availability in india is doubtful since the infection isn' t endemic here. Hope this is helpful.
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My dog is having high fever with blood in motion and also vomiting since 1 day. He is 3 months old. Please tell me what to do? please

Master of sciences, B.V.Sc. & A.H.
Veterinarian, Salem
May be of parvo diarrhoea . please investigate about vaccination history and also treat with a vet with fluids for at least 5 days
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My dog is 2 months old and he is having loss motion and vomiting for three days and not eating anything. What should I do? I have given some digestive medicine and also fever medicine. What should I do? Please answer me its an emergency.

CCPH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bhilai
Give electrol to the dog every hour it can b due to some stomach infection also give liv 52 tab it will improve his digestion.
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Respected Sir/Madam (veterinary) I am very depressed for my pet's health. I have a dog (labrador 2 month old), he becomes very un-healthy and thin day by day. I give him drools puppy starter and home based foods like Rice, chapati and milk too but no result found yet. Please guide me.

MVSc (Ph.D pursuing)
Veterinarian, Hyderabad
Personally I'm too not satisfied with only dog food or only home Cooked food diet for dogs. They need 50℅ protein solely from animal source. I suggest you start giving 2 boiled eggs and Royal canine maxi junior in place of drools. Get the deworming done immediately. If already done within 2 weeks then wait till it gets over. Give some calcium supplement in case you r not giving royal canine food twice a day. But see that you don't change the food immediately. It will suppress the immunity of your puppy. Do it gradually over a period of 7-10 days.
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Today's Youth And Nutrition - Where Is The Current Generation Going Wrong With Their Diets?

Bsc - Foods, Msc - Food Technology, Msc - Food & Nutrition, Doctor of Holistic Nutrition, MBA in Business Management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Amritsar
Today's Youth And Nutrition - Where Is The Current Generation Going Wrong With Their Diets?

Your body cannot sustain without food and nutrition because it needs to be productive and healthy. What you consume on a daily basis will determine how your health will be in the present and future. But the current generation, despite knowing so much about healthy eating follow extremely unhealthy diets. One of the biggest reasons why the young generation has such unhealthy food habits is because they are busy almost all the time and this serves as an excuse for not having proper meals.

The percentage of young people eating unhealthy food has risen by 35% and overall obesity by 44%. The kind of food you put in your body when you are young will mostly stay on for the rest of your life. So, it is incredibly important to follow a healthy and nutritious diet.

Complications and dangers due to lack of good nutrition
Lack of poor nutrition translates into making your body vulnerable to a host of illnesses. It will greatly affect your overall health and lead to a lot of health complications which you may not be able to undo once you get older. Some of the health risks are:

  1. Type-2 diabetes
  2. Weak teeth and tooth decay
  3. Cardiovascular diseases
  4. Inflated blood pressure
  5. Increase in cholesterol level
  6. Obesity
  7. Stress
  8. Depression
  9. Bone decay leading to osteoporosis
  10. Eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia, pica, rumination and binge-eating disorder
  11. Acidity or heartburn
  12. Improper sleep
  13. Long standing ailments such as arthritis and cancer

Why following a nutritious diet is beneficial for you?
Following a healthy diet can go a long way in ensuring that you stay in optimal health not just when you are young but also when you get older. What you consume today will have a direct effect on your body in the future. Some of the benefits of a nutritious diet are:

  1. Immune system- Good diet will strengthen your immune system, which in turn means you, will have to deal with less illnesses. Consuming proper amounts of vitamins B, C, E, A, iron, selenium and zinc helps a lot in ensuring this. You will feel stronger and healthier and will have a lot energy.
  2. Healthy and strong teeth and bones- Calcium is an ingredient that helps in maintaining, developing and having strong teeth and bone health. You can get calcium not just from dairy products but also from fruit juices, salmon, sardines, broccoli, soya products and kale. Vitamin D rich foods like fish oils can also give you a lot of calcium since this type of vitamin helps in your body in absorbing calcium.
  3. Lowers risk of type-2 diabetes- Eating high-fibre and low-fat foods contribute towards decreasing your risks of getting type-3 diabetes and also helps in preserving a healthy weight and BMI (Body Mass Index).
  4. Management of weight- Having a lot of fruits, vegetables, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and healthy fats helps in controlling your weight. Having nutrient-rich food keep you full and stops you from binging on things that are high in sugar and fats.
  5. Cardiac health- Fishes like salmon, hilsa, anchovies etc., filled with omega-3 fatty acids are heavily beneficial for ensuring a healthy heart. These foods also cuts down the risks of heart disease. Apart from oily fishes, low-fat milk products and fruits and vegetables also help in keeping your cholesterol and blood pressure in check.

No matter how much you exercise, nothing can substitute a good and nutritious diet because as you get older you may not be able to work out but if you follow a proper diet, it will ensure that you stay in good health and good spirits. You can have junk food once in a while, but always remember that a good diet will always enrich your life and health.

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I need a vet to visit my budgerigar at home. He cannot breathe properly anymore as one of his nostrils have become swollen and has closed completely. I live near Lake Town. Any suggestion or help would be highly appreciated. Thanks.

MVSc
Veterinarian, Jammu
Might to hyperkeratosis of cere which can be due to any infection or injury or due to foreign body I would suggest you to visit a vet as this is a serious issue any query related to this topic is welcomed.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
TAKING CARE OF PETS

Dog hygiene
Risk of transmission from contact with dogs is low and may be further reduced by simple precautions.
Dogs should be seen by a veterinarian on a regular basis.
Dogs should be treated promptly for diarrhea.
Dogs should be vaccinated for rabies.
Dogs should be treated to prevent heartworm disease (Dirofilaria immitis).
Effective flea control requires treatment of affected dogs, their environment, and other animals they contact.
Dogs should be fed high quality commercial food.
Dogs should not eat raw meat or eggs. Raw meat may have higher rates of Campylobacter and Salmonella in their stools
Dogs should not be allowed to eat garbage, feces, or hunt.
Dogs should not be allowed to drink non-potable water (e.G, surface water or toilet water).
Dogs should be inspected for ticks regularly.
Dog owners should wash their hands following contact with or cleaning up dog feces.
Groups at high risk for serious infection from pets include: Persons with waning immunity (e.G, older adults); children less than five years old; pregnant women and immunocompromised patients with AIDS, those without a functioning spleen or taking immunosuppressive therapy
To avoid infections, people at higher risk should take particular precautions with any animal contact.
They should do thorough and frequent hand wash
They should avoid contact with animals and their environment (e.G, pens, bedding and manure).
HIV positive patients should carry following precautions
When obtaining a new pet, they should avoid animals aged 6 months (or 1 year for cats)
They should be cautious when obtaining a pet from pet-breeding facilities, pet stores, and animal shelters, because of highly variable hygienic and sanitary conditions.
They should avoid stray animals.
They should avoid contact with any animal that has diarrhea.
They should seek veterinary care for animals with diarrheal illness, and a fecal sample from such animals should be examined for Cryptosporidium, Salmonella and Campylobacter.
They should wash their hands after handling pets, including before eating, and should avoid contact with pets' feces.
They should avoid contact with reptiles (e.G, snakes, lizards, iguanas, and turtles) as well as chicks and ducklings because of the risk for salmonellosis.
They should wear gloves during aquarium cleaning to reduce the risk for infection with Mycobacterium marinum.
They should avoid contact with exotic pets (e.G, nonhuman primates).
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I am having a Persian cat and have noticed a puss kind of stuff around his ear any suggestions can I put ear drops which we human use in his ears or what to do vet not close by so I can't take him there at least for a week please suggest.

B.V.Sc
Veterinarian, Varanasi
I am having a Persian cat and have noticed a puss kind of stuff around his ear any suggestions can I put ear drops wh...
Pus coming from ear is Otitis. You need to clean the ears thoroughly with hydrogen peroxide and ear cleaners. If it's severe, you need to take a course of antibiotics for a week or so. Ear drops need to be instilled three to four times daily.
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Hi doctors, what are the precautions must be taken for German shepherd dogs in summer, especially how to overcome the over heat from their body. Thank you.

MVSC
Veterinarian, Hyderabad
Hi doctors, what are the precautions must be taken for German shepherd dogs in summer, especially how to overcome the...
Hi lybrate-user, Provide plenty of water, proper shade, take him for walking only in the early mornings or late evenings. Excercise also moderate during summer. Also you can provide soups in diet.
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