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Doctor insights on: Diseases You Can Get From Alcohol

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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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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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What diseases can you get from sharing a drink with somebody?

Too many to list: Almost any infectious disease can be transmitted by sharing a drink . Anything from a cold [virus] to a cold sore[ virus] to bacteria like strep pyogenes , ie strep throat. ...Read more

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Can you get ARDS from smoking?

Can you get ARDS from smoking?

No: Smoking predisposes to many chronic lung, heart, and blood vessel complications and smoking-related lung disease such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis make individuals more susceptible to lung infections such as pneumonia. The chronic lung diseases increase the risk for acute lung diseases but not ARDS per se. ...Read more

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What are problems you can get from lead overdoses?

What are problems you can get from lead overdoses?

Lead Poisoning: Lead is toxic to many organ systems including the cardiovascular, renal, nervous and reproductive systems. In children, lead poising can cause deficits in learning and problems with behavior.Symptoms of lead poising can include, but are not limited to, anemia, confusion, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, seizures and death.This is a reasonable summary. Lead also causes gout! babies more sensitive! ...Read more

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Can you please describe the diseases you can get with smoking?

Can you please describe the diseases you can get with smoking?

Too many to list: Heart attacks, angina, heart failure, strokes, gangrene of leg, amputation, lung cancer, multiple other cancers (mouth, tongue, throat, cervix, pancreas etc...), erectile failure, copd, pneumonia, aneurysms, cataracts, periodontal disease. The risk of these diseases starts decreasing within a year of stopping smoking. Lots of reasons to stop! ...Read more

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Can you get infections from masturbating?

Can you get infections from masturbating?

Generally NO: With normal hygiene one should not get an infection due to masturbatory practices. If you are male, it would be very difficult unless you were using some very unusual technique. If you are female, then it may be easier if you are manipulating the urethral opening or have very vigorous masturbation and again depending on how you are masturbating. If you have a concern for infection, see pcp. ...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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How can you get HIV or aids from sex?

How can you get HIV or aids from sex?

Body fluids: The virus is transmitted in body fluids. ...Read more

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What conditions can you get from a kiss?

What conditions can you get from a kiss?

Kissing disease: Many viral & bacterial infections could be passed through kissing. Mononucleosis is often called the kissing disease as this is quite easy to transmit via kissing. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get away from everything without drugs, alcohol, or suicide?

Can you suggest how to get away from everything without drugs, alcohol, or suicide?

Healthy habits: Take a break in your mind. Learn to meditate, listen to calming music, or to guided imagery. Take a walk in nature. Start aerobic exercise. Look to a spiritual power and pray for release. It depends on what works best for you. Try these out to see how it makes you feel. The key is to be 'addicted' to this positive activity instead, so that the urge is to turn to this activity when stressed. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from sharing a smoke or drink?

Can you get HIV from sharing a smoke or drink?

No: It's statistically impossible to contract HIV from sharing a drink or smoke or toilet seat or bus seat or the air we breathe. ...Read more

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Can you get cysts from tanning?

Can you get cysts from tanning?

Blister vs cyst: Tanning can cause burns that may lead to skin blistering. Would not anticipate development of cyst from tanning. However, please note that tanning can be very damaging to skin and increase your risk of developing skin cancer. A tan from a can is fine - but other forms of tanning (sun or tanning bed) are not recommended. ...Read more

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What diseases/illnesses can you get from kissing besides mono?

What diseases/illnesses can you get from kissing besides mono?

MANY: Almost all disease that are contagious can be transmitted by kissing, especially where saliva is exchanged. some of them are: infectious mono, strept throat, chicken pox, HIV ( not transmitted if only kissing cheeks and lips superficially), Herpes simplex 1&2, and i could go on! ...Read more

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Can you get a hernia from drinking alcohol?

Can you get a hernia from drinking alcohol?

Not per se: One cannot get a hernia from drinking alcohol. But passing out under the influence increases the risk for aspiration of stomach contents into the trachea and lungs. The cough associated with aspiration can be so vigorous as to cause hernias and in extreme cases a rupture of the esophagus. ...Read more

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What disease can you get from pinworms?

What disease can you get from pinworms?

None: Pinworms can cause conditions such as appendicitis, proctitis, vulvo-vaginitis and other such conditions but am not aware of them spreading other diseases. ...Read more

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Can you get any diseases from money like hiv etc?

Can you get any diseases from money like hiv etc?

Only for the hired: Paper money may be contaminated with some bacteria and often cocaine but not HIV. The only way you can get HIV from money is through payment to a sex worker who harbors HIV. Forgive me for being a little flippant . :) ...Read more