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Can You Catch Gastroenteritis From Somebody Who Caught It From You
Its possible BUT: UNLIKELY...if the person you kiss has been contaminated (eg by kissing someone with the virus) but is not yet sick themselves!! Norovirus is a GI virus ...spreads by CONTACT! Keep that in mind! Wash Hands Keep separate dishes BE Careful! and BE WELL Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Not likely but: It is not likely but there is a remote possibility that the other person had an active herpetic lesion in the mouth and you drank immediately after he/she drank from the glass but i will not worry about it.Oral herpes causes cold sores and caused by type1 herpesvirus .Genital herpes is caused by type2 herpes virus. ...Read more
Low risk, but...: Chlamydia uncommonly infects the oral cavity, and therefore is rarely transmitted by oral sex. Nothing to worry about. However, gonorrhea IS transmitted by oral sex. As a sexually active (young?) person, you should be tested for STDs from time to time, regardless of known exposures. So maybe this is a good time, while it's on your mind. But not because of chlamydia risk from such an event. ...Read more
Is it possible to not catch a contagious stomach virus from someone you live with (don't share a room)?
No.: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease and lives only (for practical purposes) in the genitourinary tract often causing symptoms but occasionally reading there asymptomatically in carrier individuals. If you have had unprotected intercourse you should be checked for pregnancy and stds including gonorrhea, chlamydia and hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Unless they were in truck with you & they exposed you. ...Read more
Yes: Tonsillitis can result from either bacteria or viruses. Generally, both of these may be transmitted from one person to another & lead to swelling of the tonsils which we call tonsillitis. Often these bacteria or viruses are caught from people who have no symptoms - called "carriers". Only some people who catch the microbes will get the infection. This depends on an individual’s immune system strength. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ZIKA: Aedes mosquito: Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. These are the same mosquitoes that spread dengue and chikungunya viruses. Per CDC, there has been one report of possible spread of the virus through blood transfusion and one report of possible spread of the virus through sexual contact. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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