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Is E Coli Contagious
Escherichia coli is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most forms of the bacteria are harmless, but some strains may cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Most cases of infection are caused by contaminated raw vegetables ...Read more
I moved into a house with a towel rack above the toilet. Is there a risk of e-coli or anything else from toilet splash on the towel?
If you are unlucky: Whether a person dies from infection or not is due to many factors. How well is the host (e.g.: a young lady with a UTI vs. Old man with leukemia). Where is the infection (uti vs blood stream). Susceptibility of the organism (do we have antibiotics to treat the infection). Does patient have access to them & can patient receive them without toxicity. Does it make bad toxins like e.Coli 0157h7. ...Read more
Let me explain: Escherichia coli bacteria normally live in the intestines of healthy people and animals. Most varieties of e. Coli are harmless or cause relatively brief diarrhea. You may be exposed to e. Coli from contaminated water or food — especially raw vegetables and undercooked ground beef. To reduce your chance of being exposed to e. Coli, avoid risky foods and watch out for cross-contamination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not catching: You don't present a danger to others. Wash your hands after you use the bathroom, and go out as you wish. ...Read more
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