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Can You Die From Touching Someone Else Blood
GERMS!!!: Many pathogens (bacteria and viruses) can exist and therefore be transmitted through saliva. Although your own mouth contains immune system factors that can often kill many things that find their way into your mouth, The safest approach would be NOT to share drinks with anyone, including those shared through a straw. ...Read more
NOT USUALLY, but....: Depends on type : e.g. Walking pneumonia (mycoplasma) is mildy contagious and is now recognized as one of the most common causes of community-acquired pneumonia. Most common ages 5-20 but can occur any age. However only 5-10% of infected patients actually develop pneumonia. Most people with viral or bacterial pneumonia don't pass it to the people around them. Here's a tip: avoid people w/cough. ...Read more
What airborne diseases can I contract from sharing airspace with a person who does not bathe? Can I contract anything from being around such filth?
No way!: Do not be so paranoid. You can not catch diseases so easily! ...Read more
To contract aids do you have to come into contact with someone's bodily fluids or can you get it simply by touching someone's penis?
Unlikely: Unless they were in truck with you & they exposed you. ...Read more
From your skin: Staphylococcus usually reside on the skin (and does not usually cause infection). A bruise provides an opening for it to enter beneath the skin and can cause infection. ...Read more
Check out this: article on blood born pathogens: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000453.htmGet a more detailed answer ›
There are various: levels of severity of hepatic injury following trauma, from very minor to lethal. It would be unusual for penetrating trauma to cause instant death, but if a major vessel was transected it could be a matter of seconds or minutes. ...Read more
Yes some do: People with severe end-stage kidney failure require either kidney transplant or dialysis. Presently average life expectancy with dialysis is about 5 years from onset. Prognosis after successful kidney transplant is much better & longer. Living related transplanted kidneys, by & large, do better that cadaveric kidneys. Thus some people on dialysis may face death if they can't receive transplant. ...Read more
Infection: if the person who's razor you use has an infection you may catch it. Hepatitis would be one we would think about. But there may be others. The wisest thing to do is to make sure you use a clean razor and only a clean razor do really don't use anybody else's razor so you can prevent this type of contamination ...Read more
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