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How fast can an infectious disease spread in an epidemic?

How fast can an infectious disease spread in an epidemic?

Speed of an airliner: With all the international air travel happening today, diseases scan spread much more quickly than in previous generations. In past pandemics, viruses reached all over the globe within nine months. Today that would probably happen in just weeks. ...Read more

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How quickly does gum disease spread?

How quickly does gum disease spread?

Multi factorial: Gum disease is multi factorial. What that means is that there are many reasons you may have gum disease. Consider aggressive periodontal disease spreads very quickly where as traditional chronic periodontitis may take longer to manifest bone loss. My advice is visit your dentist and have x-rays and full periodontal charting taken to evaluate your situation. ...Read more

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How does chagas disease spread?

How does chagas disease spread?

By insects: The causative agent of chagas disease (t. Cruzi) is transmitted by bloodsucking insects or kissing bugs. ...Read more

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How does meningococcal disease spread?

How does meningococcal disease spread?

Very: Meningococcal meningitis is usually transmitted by airborne droplets. Isolation with masks, gloves and gowns are required for contact with infected patients. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the fastest killing cancer disease?

Help please? What is the fastest killing cancer disease?

AML: All cancers develop over time and are asymptomatic, but especially in the old days, it was common for acute myelogenous leukemia to declare itself symptomatically and the patient die within a few days, from hemorrhage or bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How does Lyme disease spread?

How does Lyme disease spread?

Tick borne: It is transmitted during prolonged blood feeding of the ixodes tick. ...Read more

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Crohn's disease treatment: what is the fastest way to recover?

Crohn's disease treatment: what is the fastest way to recover?

Varies: Crohn's can range from diarrhea symptoms, to abscesses, fistulas and infections that require surgeries. The recovery process is tailored to the individual. A more complete history is needed. Treatment varies but is available. Recovery process depends on the treatment given, surgery or immunotherapy medications require different recovery approaches. ...Read more

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Can vaccinations cure disease or prevent it?

Can vaccinations cure disease or prevent it?

Vaccinations: Vaccinations prevent disease from occurring. They do not cure a disease once it has occurred. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the number 1 way to prevent zoonotic diseases from spreading?

Please help! what is the number 1 way to prevent zoonotic diseases from spreading?

Avoid animals: Zoonotic diseases are infections common in animals that inadvertently infect humans. These diseases prefer to infect animals and most do not transfer from person to person but can go from person back to other animals. These infections can mutate and become contagious to other humans so they should all be treated by a knowledgeable physician. Isolation and appropriate treatment will prevent spread. ...Read more

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What is the fastest rate at which primary amyloidosis can spread?

Amyloidosis: The type of amyloidosis determines the rate of spread. Most are slow over time. Amyloid secondary to neoplasms may be the most rapidly progressing types. ...Read more

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Can you explain how an epidemic disease spreads?

That depends on the: actual disease. It is not the same for all. ...Read more

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How is mad cow disease spread?

How is mad cow disease spread?

Read below: Bovine spongioform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) is a prion disease, infective agents that vary from viruses in not having dna or rna. The agent can be transferred by ingestion or surgery transplanting the infected tissue (e.g. Cornea ) it is fortunately extremely rare for this to happen nowadays. ...Read more

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What is the best way for sucking to prevent infectious dieases like HIV aids ?

What is the best way for sucking to prevent infectious dieases like HIV aids ?

HIV and AIDS: There is no sucking that will prevent hiv/aids. Prevention is key to these diseases. And education is paramount. See your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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What is the best way to manage a gum disease called periodontitis in aggressive stage?

What is the best way to manage a gum disease called periodontitis in aggressive stage?

Professional care: Advanced periodontitis must be treated by a highly trained general dentist or periodontist. The treatment will involve an intense and deep cleaning, use of systemic antibiotics, special rinses, possible gum surgery, rigorous homecare, 3-4 professional cleaning a year and possibly the placement of localized antibiotics. Regardless, there is no real cure, but vigilance will keep it in remission! ...Read more

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Help docs, is heart disease a viral or bacteria disease?

Help docs, is heart disease a viral or bacteria disease?

Heart disease: There are many kinds of heart disease. Within the kinds of infectious heart disease both viral and bacterial infections are two kinds of heart disease. They are just two kinds of many forms of heart disease. ...Read more