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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Contact: You share socks, shoes with others. Your feet closely contact with others' feet. You walk on the floor with barefoot and the floor happens to have fun ... Read More
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Dr. Marybeth Crane
27 years experience Podiatry
Contact: Athletes foot is a fungus. It spreads by contact. Usually with a contaminated surface like shoes, damp shower floor, mats, swimming pool, etc. Best wa ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: That is an intriguing query theses have been with us for centuries literallyhiv apparently came from africa did the otehts -probably but no one is c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It spreads through the bite of an infected mosquito in areas where there is malaria.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Mosquitoes can carry a Plasmodium parasite which is transmitted from their saliva into a human's blood through a bite to cause Malaria. A Female Anop ... Read More
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Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
7 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but rarely: Brucellosis is generally transmitted from close contact with animals. However, there have been rare reports of person-to-person transmission through b ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Chlamydia: Chlamydia is transmitted through sexual contact with the penis, vagina, mouth, or anus of an infected partner and can also be spread perinatally from ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Phillips
26 years experience Neurology
No: Lou gehrig disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive degenerative disease of the anterior spinal cord. Genetic causes have been ident ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Typically not: Because bed bugs are visible, they are usually spread from one form of furniture or household item to another. People not locating their hiding place ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It is spread from aerosolized (tiny droplets of ) water that harbor the organism- situations such as air-conditioning vents, misters in the vegetable ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cancer: While we still do not know enough about cancer there does not appear to be a contagious nature to cancer. So, the answer is nope. Not at all.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: No, anemia is lack of sufficient blood/hemoglobin in the system. It does not spread from person to person but some forms of anemia (ex. Thalassemia) c ... Read More
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