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How Is A Stomach Bug Passed From Person To Person
Is it possible for a person to contract the h1n1 virus from a person who had the live nasal vaccine?
Not really: Live attenuated influenza vaccine (laiv) is a live-virus nasal spray. "attenuated" means the live-virus has been weakened so not to cause the flu in persons receiving the vaccine. The vaccine's virus is no longer the same h1n1 virus that gets people sick in the community. So, if one inhales a sneeze from a just-vaccinated person, the "inhaler" might get the vaccine's virus but not the real h1n1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No other way: It is spread from person to person. ...Read more
Is listeriosis infection contagious from person to person? I know in pregnancy a baby can get it from mother but can one catch it from an infected?
Skin 2 skin contact: Usually prolonged skin-to-skin contact. *not* usually through a quick hug or handshake. Easy to get from your sexual partners or other folks in your household. Crusted scabies [norwegian scabies] can spread through shared towels, clothing and bedding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long takes a person infected with ebola from contracting the disease until dies? If a person has a fever, is suspected to be infected with ebola?
Ebola: A febrile person living in or traveling from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone such raise index of suspicion. Nigeria had 20 local cases. US & Senegal had one travel case only.According to CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Not everyone contracting Ebola dies. The length of time until death is significantly effective by supportive treatment that is given. Most die ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingestion of soil or: feces that contain eggs will cause human infection with round worms, which then hatch and start migration in the system. Hookworms are more likely to be acquired by walking barefoot on contaminated soil, such as on a beach but can also be acquired from feces. Tape worms require ingestion of a flea that was infected by feeding off an infected dog. Pick up POOP! and wash hands before eating. ...Read more
I was told herpes can burn through condoms and can be passed from person to person through sweat, how true is this?
Spread of herpes HSV: Hsv does not 'burn through' condoms but it certainly can be passed from one person to another by contact with infected body fluids that may be on the outside of the condom and then touched by the 'recipient'. It can be passed skin-skin contact (athletes: herpes gladiatorum), through oral secretions and through sexual contact. ...Read more
Depends: Many bacterial and other communicable disease can be spread through fecal contamination, including eating feces. Hepatitis b can be spread this way, as can gonorrhea, intestinal infections, amebic dysentery and others. If the person providing the feces is in normal health, it is unlikely that small amounts, such as might be consumed during analingus (anal-oral contact) would cause illness. ...Read more
No problem: Generally their are very few disabilities that can cause someone not to wear dentures. If the disability is in the oral/facial area and dentures will just not work, then considering dental implants for fixed prosthetics will be the right answer. Consult with a prosthodontist in your area about your options. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
If a person with aids gets bitten by a mosquito, what happens to the mosquito? How long will it live?
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