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List Of Non Contagious Diseases
No and no: Many of the diseases we see today like diabetes, hypertension, copd, asthma, etc are chornic but not contagious. "acute issues do arise from chronic diseases that are not treated or not treated properly. Contagious diseases are often infections and can be spread from person to person. ...Read more
Does mononucleosis ever become non-contagious over the course of the disease? Will be exposed to a child with it for over 1 year later today.?
How can I tell the difference from fordyce spots or other non contagious skin diseases from an STI. I am quite certain the spots on my penile shaft an?
Easy: just look!: Fordyce spots are normal skin glands. Google it for photos; if yours look similar, that's what you have. There is no STD that looks like them. If in doubt, get professional care. Australia's federal sexual health centres are the world's best network of STD/HIV clinics. You'll never go wrong with care at your local SHC. (If in Sydney or Melbourne, your local clinics are the best of the best.) ...Read more
when rash appears: Fifth disease in no longer contagious as soon as the rash is present & the diagnosis is made possible. ...Read more
Why would a doctor give injections to make non contagious TB contagious? This is happening to my grandma, who is in her mid-80's.
Misunderstanding?: This is not clear to me. There might have been a misunderstanding of the treatment and goal. It is best to discuss it with your grandma's doctor and ask your questions and ask for clear answers. It is best that all people involved have a clear understanding of the treatment. ...Read more
Mono: The most contagious period is the first couple of weeks but some patients may have the fatigue anywhere from 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
I developed a very itchy non-contagious rash on the shape of a circle on my calve and on my lower back upper buttocks...do I need to worry?
Pictures: Rashes unfortunately need to be seen. Please upload a picture or get seen in real time. Good luck ...Read more
I have on my chest a non itching painless swollen red roumd bump. It is non contagious. I have the same in the outer of labia major. What is it?
You need: An examination by someone who can see the lesion to know for sure. You may even need a biopsy, but your physician can help determine that ...Read more
See a dermatologist.: If you haven't seen your own doctor, please call them to be seen. If you have already and haven't seen a dermatologist, that would be the next step. They should be able to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
What non contagious skin condition causes brown freckles all ove body, red bumps that scab over, slight hairloss, itching? 4yrs noone else affected
Need eval 2 diagnose: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
When last spot dry: The contagious period of chickenpox extends from 24-48 hours before the onset of the rash for six to seven days. Over that period the average person will have 200 to 300 spots, that go through stages and dry. As these all reach the crusted dry stage, or 6-7 days out, you are no longer contagious. ...Read more
No rash: When the rash and itch disappear, you are not contagious. ...Read more
Yes: There are several human herpes viruses. All cause initial infection, then lie dormant and may recur later. When dormant, some are not contagious, like varicella zoster virus (causes chickenpox and shingles) or Epstein Barr virus (mononucleosis). Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, which cause oral and genital herpes, often are contagious even when dormant, but only by close or intimate contact. ...Read more
4 days with abx: Untreated patients may continue to have infectious material in their secretions for 2-6 wks after primary infection. Patients treated with appropriate antibiotics are considered contageous fewer than 4 days. ...Read more
Not enough info: You need to offer specifics of the illness to have any hope of an accurate answer. ...Read more
Friend argues that because she never gave it to anyone else before, she's not contagious. But isn't herpes contagious no matter what?
Is molluscum contagious after the lesions are gone? Can you have a reoccurrence months after? Ibsen told both contagious and not contagious after gone
It shouldn't be.: Molluscum is self-limiting, that is it usually disappears by itself depending on the strength or weakness of your immune system. Often, I see women whose lesions reappear in new locations and this is most likely from reinfection from the same partner. Men's lesions are usually more hidden and harder to notice than in women. If you suspect your partner is reinfecting you send him to a urologist. ...Read more
At about 8 hours: Public health officials consider someone safe to return to public contact 8 hours after treatment. ...Read more
For what?: Depends on what you have been exposed to. ...Read more
Shingles doesn"t: Cause shingles-it causes chicken pox. Shingles is contagious to people who have not previously had chickenpox, as long as there are new blisters forming and old blisters healing. Similar to chickenpox, the time prior to healing or crusting of the blisters is the contagious stage of shingles. Once all of the blisters are crusted over, the virus can no longer be spread & the contagious period is ove. ...Read more