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Can You Re Catch A Stomach Bug
Please tell me, could you catch herpes through a bed bug if the bed bugs bit someone with herpes before biting you?
No: Although bed bug can carry pathogens they don't transmit diseases to humans. ...Read more
You should be fine: If you do throw up with lock jaw, often the vomit can pass between the teeth or behind the last teeth in the jaws. Also, the vomit can come through the nose. This occurs with patients who have had their jaws wired shut for jaw fractures. Of course there is a risk that you may aspirate your own vomit. ...Read more
Bed bugs: May have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from 1 hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. ...Read more
Can you catch the stomach bug from someones nasal secretions or do you have to be exposed to vomit or feces.
Vomiting started 24hrs after exposure?
Possibly, yes: "Stomach bug" usually means viral gastroenteritis, and the most common cause is norovirus. Noro is extremely contagious: just being in the same room with someone who vomits sometimes is enough to catch it, even if no direct contact. If somone with noro has cold symptoms, contact with nasal secretions probably could transmit it. OTOH, 24 hours is a bit soon: symptoms usually begin 36-60 hours. ...Read more
Can you get intestinal worms from eating undercooked chicken need to know for a course also what ones if so?
Yes: Eating raw or under-cooked meats may cause this. Ascaris being one of the most common. See the link for more info, and for a report needed, you would be best to google and read books /research the topic which includes more than can be said on HealthTap , Good luck. ...Read more
Of course : There are many causes of diarrhea besides infections. Other causes include food poisoning (not caused by a bug but toxins produced by the bug), food sensitivities (like lactose intolerance and gluten sensitivity), side effects of medicines and herbs, excess (or poorly absorbed forms of) magnesium or vitamin c, autoimmune conditions (colitis), hyperthyroidism and other hormonal imbalances & stress. ...Read more
Not to worry: You can not get aid's from a mosquito. Take care. ...Read more
Can undigested food be confused for parasites? If so, how can you tell if its a parasite or just something undigested?
Yes: Try cutting across its middle-guts will spill out if its a parasite. ...Read more
No, it can't.: The only way a virus can make you sick is if it gets into your cells, affects the activity inside those cells, and then multiplies and spreads to other cells. And only a live virus can do that. A "dead" virus, like that found in the flu vaccine, absolutely can not cause the flu. On the other hand, any vaccine can possibly cause an allergic reaction, so i suppose it could harm you that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Diseases transmitted by fleas in addition to delivering annoying, itchy bites, fleas are capable of transmitting infectious diseases either by direct transmission or by acting as a vector for disease producing organisms. Skin bite dermatitis, typhus, and even plague can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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