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Gerns That Infect Both Humans And Pets
In reality: During birth, from risky sex, by sharing needles, and by infusion of infected blood products. This is a very basic question for anyone in the 21st century to be asking. During the old times when there was no effective treatment, people who were positive simply didn't infect their uninfected family members except by these routes. Ignore "theoretical" risks -- they just don't happen. Best wishes. ...Read more
Are fresh vegetables washed just before eating still able to infect humans if they were contaminated before washing? how do you know if they are safe?
Washed fresh veggies: can infect but the probability for that is low. Use a scrub brush to lower it even more. Best of all is to buy organic vegetables. They are more expensive but no chemicals are used in their growth, Peace and good health. ...Read more
Skin cells: The herpes virus comes in 2 types: herpes simplex (hsv) 1&2. Antibodies (igg) to both viruses can be tested to see if you have lasting immunity and (igm) short-term antibodies check to see if you have had a recent infection. Unfortunately the igg levels can not tell how long ago you were exposed. Also herpes 1 & 2 viruses can cause either oral or genital herpes. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Rabies symtoms in human bitten by dog body area again infected and loud pain in wound area? If rabies symtoms start?
RememberOl'Yeller??: I hate to break this to you but only one person has been recorded surviving full-blown rabies. But...that survivor was put on a special coma-inducing protocol and is doing pretty well today. Anyways,rabies or no rabies,if that wound is infected it needs to be tended to, rabies considered,as well as tetanus and wound botulism and other infections or the results of those infections.Get to a doc now! ...Read more