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Is It Possible To Get Rabies From Kissing Someone Who Has Rabies
Likely: Especially if they are having an outbreak of sores. ...Read more
Not really: Chicken pox and shingles are of the same zoster virus. If a person has no good immunity to the zoster virus (never caught chicken pox, is immunosuppressed, never got the vaccine, or got the vaccine but did not make enough antibodies) then he can get a case of chicken pox from the virus in the skin lesions of the shingles. He cannot catch shingles but can later develop it after he has chicken pox. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rabies transmission: Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host. Though transmission has been rarely documented via other routes such as contamination of mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, nose, mouth), aerosol transmission, and corneal transplants. ...Read more
How rare is it for someone to get HIV from kissing with an open cut in thier to get infected. If you only frenched kissed twice but barley tongue?
If a person was bitten by a cat/dog and that animal is alive for 20days after that bite,will that person get rabies?Does he need to get rabies PEP?
Too late: If you waited that long after exposure it would be too late to benefit from rabies shots. If the animal had no symptoms by that point, the animal did not have rabies.Those whose lifestyle place them at risk for rabies exposure (animal control, living in endemic areas) can get the vaccine ahead of time and be protected for at least 2 years from any exposure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can u only catch aids from someone who has aids? There isn't a third person who could carry it to you?
AIDS & HIV Different: Aids is a syndrome, where a person who has HIV has developed opportunistic illnesses. Therefore, you do not catch aids, but you can contract hiv. The only way to contract HIV is from exposure to body fluids from someone who has the HIV virus. The only way for a 3rd person to be involved is exposure to contaminated equipment or blood transfusions. ...Read more
Is it possible to catch rabbies from another human that was recently bitten by a dog? I mean casual contact, sharing drinks or kissing?
Unlikely: But there are no vaccines that provide complete immunity to all those receiving them. Check the local health department for evidence of rabies in your geographic area among the wild animals, and also for any reports of human cases. The most common mode of transmission of rabies in the U.S. Is from bats, not pets. ...Read more
HIV is hard to get: Nope. There is zero risk. And that answer is 100% sincere and accurate. Hiv is not transmitted casually. It does not survive on 'objects' if it is present. It is not caught from saliva or from kissing. In the whole world there is no reported case of HIV transmission through casual contact. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes.: Aids is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). This virus can be spread by sexual contact. The virus can also be spread by sharing needles (injection drug use) and less commonly by receiving blood products tainted with hiv. The virus can also be spread from an infected mother to infant at delivery or in breast milk. These are some ways a person who has never had sex could get hiv. ...Read more
Kissing infect teeth: Yes, the tooth germ can be transmitted mouth to mouth. But it takes a lot of sharing. ...Read more
Maybe: There are different types if flu vaccine. The ones given with needles. ( shots ) are made of inactivated flu peices. These cannot produce disease therefore could not get you sick. Flumist is a nasal spray vaccine that contains live virus capable of spreading and causing you (or others) to rarely get sick as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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