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Can you get hepatitis C from tattooing?

Can you get hepatitis C from tattooing?

Hepatitis & tattoos: If the needle and the ink are contaminated with blood from someone with hepatitis c, the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Hepatitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by many things, such as alcohol overuse, excess sugar consumption, viral infections, autoimmune disorders, certain medications, ...Read more


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Can you get gonorrhea from food?

Can you get gonorrhea from food?

...: People get gonorrhea by having sex (vaginal, anal or oral) with someone who has the infection. Gonorrhea can be transmitted even if a man does not ejaculate. During childbirth, gonorrhea can be spread from an infected mother to her baby. ...Read more

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Can you get typhoid from kissing?

Can you get typhoid from kissing?

No, not usually: Typhoid fever (salmonella typhi) is from the stool (poop) of infected people and is not in the saliva. However, if an infected person accidentally transferred traces of poop from his hands to his face (due to poor handwashing habits), and then he got kissed by an uninfected person, the uninfected person could swallow enough salmonella typhi bacteria to contract typhoid fever. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for someone to get poisoned from hepatitis b vaccines?

Can it be possible for someone to get poisoned from hepatitis b vaccines?

Poisoned?: Not sure what you mean by poisoned. Allergic reactions can happen from any vaccines. Otherwise, hep b vaccines, along with other vaccines, are quite safe. ...Read more

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Can you get cancer from tattoo? & aside from that, what makes you get hepatitis C from tattooing?

Can you get cancer from tattoo? & aside from that, what makes you get hepatitis C from tattooing?

No cancer, hepC--yes: There has never been a report showing tattooing causes cancer, but definitely hepc--yes. Hepc is transmitted because of dirty-needles; the artist may use the same needle used on a hepc positive person, thus can transmit the hepc to you. So, if the needle is sanitized or using a clean/new needle, you won't get hepc from tattooing. So, get tattoo at a clean place! good luck. ...Read more

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What diseases can you get from mosquitos?

What diseases can you get from mosquitos?

Many: Best to look it up as the list is long. It includes several types of malaria, zika, chickungunya, several types of encephalitis, dengue, yellow fever and many others. ...Read more

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Can you contract hepatitis from a tattoo?

Can you contract hepatitis from a tattoo?

Not if you're smart: Today's professional inkers will show you the sterilized, plastic-sealed containers of ink, and the autoclaved tattoo needles, and break the seals on both as you watch. Do not settle for anything less. Sadly, as dr. Singh points out, some people are dumb enough to be inked by friends or goofballs. ...Read more

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Can you get salmonella from a snake?

Can you get salmonella from a snake?

Yes: Reptiles and amphibians can carry salmonella. Wash your hands well after handling the animals or their cages, acquariums, or terrariums. ...Read more

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What diseases can you get from kissing?

What diseases can you get from kissing?

Several diseases: Most well known is viral mononucleosis (kissing disease) another virus cytomegalovirus (cmv).Other microbes also spread through saliva and stick to surfaces of the cheeks and mouth, the tongue, or teeth. Bacterium streptococcus, which can cause an array of infections, including gum disease and strep throat;hpv(human papilloma virus) also transmitted by oral sex. ...Read more

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Can you get viral cardiomyopathy from semen?

Can you get viral cardiomyopathy from semen?

Virus : If viral infection is contracted from semen, such as hiv, it is possible to develop cardiomyopathy. However, the typical viral cardiomyopathies are not sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis C from French kissing?

Can you get hepatitis C from French kissing?

Nope: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is only known to be transmitted by direct blood contact. Even intercourse doesn't do it, even though hep C is often mischaracterized as an STD. (The frequency of HCV is no higher in the sex partners of infected people, if they don't also share drug injection equipment or otherwise have blood exposure.) There is no known risk via saliva or kissing. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis C from snorting drugs?

Yes: In short, yes you can get hepatitis C from "snorting drugs" and from using intravenous drugs. This is the most common cause of contracting hepatitis C. The good news is that now a days, we can cure hepatitis C over 90% of the time compared to medications in the past. See a hepatologist for discussion regarding the new therapies. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia from a needle?

Can you get chlamydia from a needle?

Not likely: No. Chlamydia is typically transmitted through sexual contact with a person. It is not transmitted though needles. ...Read more

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Can I get rabies from an infected person or can I only get it from animals?

Can I get rabies from an infected person or can I only get it from animals?

Yes, from a person: A person can catch rabies from an infected person if the infected person's saliva gets into the non-infected person's eyes, nose, mouth, or skin wounds. A person can also get rabies if he is bitten by an infected person. If a rabies-exposed person is already getting his rabies vaccines, he is considered "safe" and not contagious, but family members should verify that with the bite victim's doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get sick from from leukoplakia?

Depends: Leukoplakia simply means a white patch. It has to be biopsied to make a definitive diagnosis and to know what you are dealing with. ...Read more

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Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

No : Flu like symptoms would include fever, chills, body aches and upper respiratory symptoms. These are not typical symptoms of food allergy. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from sharing food?

Can you get herpes from sharing food?

Can happen: Anything that touches an open herpes lesion can transmit herpes to another person. So the answer is yes, this can happen. ...Read more

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What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked shellfish?

What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked shellfish?

Various: Depending on your location, they can transmit a variety of parasites. In the mid-west we are seeing a lot of paragonimus infestations in the lungs. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis b and c from public bathrooms?

Can you get hepatitis b and c from public bathrooms?

No: If you are having unprotected sex or using injection drugs with shared equipment in public bathrooms (or anywhere else) you will be at risk for getting hepatitis b or c. Just using public facilities will not transmit either virus. ...Read more