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Diseases Transmitted By Sweat
Generally no: Perhaps if you touched a herpetic lesion and then touched vaginal area tissues you could spread it, but this and other diseases would almost never be transmitted in this fashion. I would love to know what prompted this question. ...Read more
What types of sexually transmitted diseases or skin diseases can be acquired through body to body massage?
Yes.: Hiv, hepatitis b and c, herpes 1 or 2. These viral diseases are incurable, and except for the herpes, cab be fatal. If you are concerned, you should see your dr. About performing tests. For my colleagues, i did not mention syphilis, gonorrhea, or chlamdya, all of which are treatable! ...Read more
Not likely: This is not at all likely, don't worry - see a doctor for testing and clarification. ...Read more
Are STDs transmitted only by sexual contact or by mixing blood? Which STDs are only sexually transmitted?
How are infectious diseases, degenerative diseases and diseases caused by the environment different?
Disease definitions: Disease is 'being out of balance' -- 'dis' which means 'negative' and 'ease'.. Infectious diseases generally relate to illnesses caused by germs. Degenerative diseases are more 'chronic' in nature, as things wear out- whether from too much inflammation, old age or some kind of damage. Environmental diseases arise from exposures - like mold in the work place. There are docs that specialize in these ...Read more
Mosquitoes: Mosquitoes can transmit bacteria, viruses & parasites. Mosquitoes can transmit: Dengue Fever, Malaria, Ross River Fever, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, West Nile virus, Dog Heartworm, St. Louis Encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Japanese Encephalitis,Rift Valley fever, Myiasis, epidemic polyarthritis & Filariasis- Elephantiasis. ...Read more
Unlikely: Whereas staph aureus infection can be transmitted by skin to skin contact, the higher concentrations of staph are in areas such as inside the nose, moist areas of the skin where two skin surfaces meet such as underarms or groin. In addition the protective benefit of saliva also decreases the possibility of lips as a source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not related: Thyroid problems are not passed from one person to another sexually, if that is your question. Thyroid problems can usually be diagnosed with relatively simple blood tests. ...Read more
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