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What is Mercia and how do you catch it

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Exposure to case: Since the disease hasn't been found active in the world since 1977, it would be quite a notable event for you to get smallpox. While it was active it ... Read More

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Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Covid-19: If you breathe droplets from someone who is infected or touch a contaminated surface and then touch your face (eyes, nose,mouth).
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Germs get into skin: Impetigo appears after germs get access to the deeper layers of the skin surface. Often a kid with contaminated fingers will scratch a bite or itchy p ... Read More
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Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Air born: Person suffering from mumps can spread infections thru droplets.
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
No: I am not sure you are asking the right question. Pedophilia is a psychiatrict disorder.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
More familiar name: This is better-known as antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, which can be seen in lupus or "just happens". An antibody against a molecular unit involv ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis: You can be exposed to someone who has an infection. These infections can be spread by direct contact, coughing or sneezing, or by eating or drinking ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
COVID spread : The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through r ... Read More
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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
39 years experience Preventive Medicine
Fecal Exposure: The most common risk factor for roundworm acquisition is fecal contact. Therefore, washing your hands will go a long way toward prevention of picking ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
Person to Person: Scabies are mites that are transmitted by person to person contact, either from adult to adult, adult to child or child to child.. Since scabies can s ... Read More
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