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incubation period for shingles being contagious

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
7 to 21 days: Most of us have already had varicella (chicken pox) or been immunized, so we are immune. "Last day or first" is not an issue. If you were in the same ... Read More

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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
About 1 week: is the incubation period for HFMD, patients are contagious during the incubation periods and after, at times for weeks, other healthy opoersons can be ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
COVID 19: Unfortunately, you can be contagious when pre-symptomatic. The incubation period is the time it takes to show signs of illness.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Covid: For most people the infection can last up to two weeks. In people who get particularly ill the infection last 4 to 6 weeks.
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but very rare: There have been reports of rabies transmitted through organ transplant and transfusion.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Zabawski
26 years experience Dermatology
As long as 6 weeks: It can be as long as six weeks before symptoms appear, but a much shorter time is usual. Any time you have contact with someone who harbors the mite, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Norovirus GOOD LUCK: The viruses are transmitted by fecally contaminated food or water; by person-to-person contact;and via aerosolization of the virus and subsequent cont ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
H1N1 : H1n1 (swine flu) is a new strain of influenza first recognized in april 2009. Several human and animal strains of influenza virus recombined into a n ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uncertainty: It is not known for certain whether an individual can transmit the virus during their incubation time, which can be as long as six months. http://www ... Read More

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