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A 25-year-old female asked:

Diseases (virus, parasites, etc) you can catch from using a communal shower & sink if you have dermatitis (leg skin with minor rash) and use sandals?

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Okay...: You might have a dermatitis unrelated to using a communal shower. Staph infection, strep infection, scabies, fungus, eczema, folliculitis, allergic reaction, burn, chemical sensitivity, sun burn, etc. Best thing is to see a doctor for an evaluation. Good luck.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2014

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