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A 46-year-old male asked:

Can you get sick if someone touched your and they were sick? or does it have to be only your hands mouth nose eyes or ears or mucous membranes?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It has to be your: eyes,nose,mouth that were touched,as well as mucous membranes. Your hands are usually the culprit that delivers the germs to these places,so good handwashing is a must..

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Last updated May 31, 2016

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