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Does Mrsa Always Begin With A Skin Wound Or Some Sort
Is it possible to get HIV or aids by touching a person's bloody wound, dry hands with a dry towel one minute later and squeeze a pimple on my body?
Probably not: But the series of actions described in this question are never a good idea. If possible, always wear latex gloves when touching another person's sores or blood. When you are done, wash hands thoroughly with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Then it is ok to touch your own body, although squeezing pimples should also be avoided. ...Read more
If I have a wart and touches someone's skin will they automatically get a wart or does there need to be broken skin or an opening?
Second part : Just touching skin to skin is not a deal at all. ...Read more
What are some conditions or diseases a person can develop if they never take a bath? If genital area and underarms are never clean, what is the risk?
Have a burn from base chemical that is red some brown. If if gets infected will it require a skin graft? How do I avoid a skin graph?
Avoid infection: If you have not had expert medical attention for the burn, get it! That is the time to discuss proper care of the site during healing to prevent infection and optimize the chances of avoiding long term issues. If you've had treatment, contact them for advice on follow-up care. I hope it heals well. Best! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would you be able to see evidence of a small infection, for instance, an infected blister or pimple, in a blood work up?
Does melanoma typically present with a mark or lesion of some sort? Can it be present with an itch and no visible abnormality? Other skin cancers?
I have an infection or small growth between my fingernail and skin. I've cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and covered with neosporin/bandaid for over a week with limited effect. Do i need to see a doc?
If skin is a protective barrier, why doesn't it protect you from herpes or other diseases?How do they infect if theyre in contact with dead skin cell?
Why does a person need a higher concentration of antibiotics with a brain infection then with a lung infection?
Diseases (virus, parasites, etc) you can catch from using a communal shower & sink if you have dermatitis (leg skin with minor rash) and use sandals?
Can you get a rash with small blisters from a hemorrhoids? When walking it feels like pins stabbing me. Some blisters opened and there is a fluid.
Blisters: Those sharply painful blisters are not likely to be from hemorrhoids. Let you parents know so that you can get checked. ...Read more
Infection: It is physically possible to use sporidex for an infection, however, it may or may not do any good. This medicine only treats certain bacteria, which may not be the ones in the infected area. The wisest course of action is to see a doctor for evaluation and appropriate treatment of the infection. ...Read more
If a drop of spit from someone with a coldsore falls on an object while talking and you touch that with a almost healed wound. Risk of getting herpes?
Is it possible to have swelling and pain in hands and legs/feet soon after a tic bite without a fever or rash and not have a bulls eye type mark?
I noticed I'm prone to mosquito bites and skin allergies than most people do, does it has to do with blood or skin type?
Good question: Some studies find that it is the carbon dioxide which attracts the mosquitoes Thus the more carbon dioxide your body produces, the more likely you get bitten. Since every extra bite provokes a booster immune response, the more frequently you are bitten, the more allergic you will become. ...Read more