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A 26-year-old male asked:

Hello dctr.is their any scope of chickenpox using western style toilet.what precautions shld take so that others may not get while using it ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Confusing post: Chickenpox is a highly contagious virus and passes easily through airborne droplets (cough) or direct contact with saliva or sore debris. The presence of a vulnerable person in the same room for 30 min is enough exposure to pass it. Simply wiping down a toilet seat with sanitizer will avoid transfer of any contact germs. Incubation is 10-21 days I would expect any vulnerable person to get it.
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