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Doctor insights on: Worms Exiting Through Nose Or Mouth

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Can cancer be contracted through cancerous bodily fluids/tissue coming into contact with the eye or nose or mouth?

Can cancer be contracted through cancerous bodily fluids/tissue coming into contact with the eye or nose or mouth?

No: Cancer is an internal growth from abnormal cells or mutations. It cannot be spread like an infectious disease except for the human papilloma virus which you have hopefully been immunized against. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What conditions transfers easily through mouth or saliva?

Mouth diseases: Mononucleosis, hepatits, strep throat, cold sores, periodontal (gum) disease, and hand foot and mouth disease are the most common diseases that can be spread through saliva. ...Read more

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When spraying water from hand held bidet to clean anus and penis hole in toilet does water enter the blood stream in anus or penis from bidet spray?

When spraying water from hand held bidet to clean anus and penis hole  in toilet does water enter the blood stream in anus or penis from bidet spray?

Low pressure, low...: Low pressure means low risk of fluids getting into one's body; means no worries. Low water pressure would be similar to taking a bath, where the tap water is presumed clean and safe. Also, a person can spray from a hand-held bidet at 45-90 degrees with respect to any bodily openings... which means avoid aiming directly into a bodily hole, but rather aiming at a 45-90 degree angle. ...Read more

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How come breathing through the mouth dry the windpipe and cause sore throat, but not through the nose?

How come breathing through the mouth dry the windpipe and cause sore throat, but not through the nose?

Hair Cells: When air is filters though the nose there are hair cells and mucous cells which help to clean ands sort of humidify the air. This is usually worse in winter when the heat comes on and the air lacks humidity drying out the mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Can you contract naegleriasis by inhaling through your nose when there is steam rising from the warm water even when no water has entered the nose?

Can you contract naegleriasis by inhaling through your nose when there is steam rising from the warm water even when no water has entered the nose?

Not likely: Uncertain about the diagnostic category you describe. But as a general rule of thumb the answer is no but it can occur as a result of water that's been contaminated going into the nose during activities like swimming, bathing or nasal irrigation ...Read more

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Can papillae become raised on tongue from blocked nose and breathing through your mouth?

Can papillae become raised on tongue from blocked nose and breathing through your mouth?

Dry mouth: If you are breathing through your mouth versus through your nose due to blockage, it is possible to inflame the papillae, causing them to be raised. ...Read more

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What happens to the body when parasites enter through eye or nose?

What happens to the body when parasites enter through eye or nose?

Parasites: If a parasite enters, then the body is infected with the parasite. What happens next depends entirely on the type of parasite and the state of the person's immune system. Are you having any particular symptom? ...Read more

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Can pinworms get into the eyes, ears or nose?

Can pinworms get into the eyes, ears or nose?

Not usually: They generally infect the gastrointestinal tract, however when the burden of infestation is high they can travel to extra intestinal sites like the vagina and even the nose likely from scratching the anal areas and transferring the eggs inadvertently to the nose. Good hand hygiene including trimming the nails and prompt treatment of patient & close family contacts when indicated will help. ...Read more

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Can HIV travel from salive through an open cut?

Can HIV travel from salive through an open cut?

Possibly: Hiv is present in the saliva of people infected with HIV and HIV can enter the body through an open cut. Therefore, theoretically, HIV in saliva can enter a person's body and cause infection through an open cut, though this is probably extremely rare. ...Read more

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Can inhaling chemicals through the nose cause a brain abscess?

Can inhaling chemicals through the nose cause a brain abscess?

No: If a person has had a brain abscess and the underlying cause isn't clear (iv drug abuse, heart infection, cystic fibrosis, tetralogy, etc.), look for osler-weber-rendu and for an atrial septal defect. These two allow systemic venous blood to bypass the lungs where bacteria-laden microparticles are often removed. ...Read more

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Can insects enter the brain through the nose??

Can insects enter the brain through the nose??

Insects in the nose.: Yes and so can some amoeba. But insects would be very unlikely. If you are watching TV where ants go into the brain the only way this can happen would be for you to buried to you neck and have honey poured over your head next to an ant hill. or you get attacked by army ants. ...Read more

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While sneeze mucous is coming through mouth?

While sneeze mucous is coming through mouth?

This time of year: this is usually indicates ALLERGIES to pollen. Try simple OTC Benadryl ..... Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Can you get N. fowleri amoeba, blowing your nose (wet hands outdoors) & your wet finger breaking tissue & going up into your nose?

Can you get N. fowleri amoeba, blowing your nose (wet hands outdoors) & your wet finger breaking tissue & going up into your nose?

N. fowleri: There has only been ONE case-report of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri in the state of Mississippi from 1962 to 2016. The chance of getting PAM would be very, very, very low. ...Read more

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Can hiv transmit through surfaces like curtains or desk if an scratch comes in contact with it, Thanks?

Can hiv transmit through surfaces like curtains or desk if an scratch comes in contact with it, Thanks?

Unlikely.: HIV is a realtively fragile virus. It requires a fluid/liquid environment, preferably one that is warm and has some nutrients in it (mucous membranes). It does not appear to survive long on cold dry surfaces. ...Read more

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HIV risk from using Muslim shower to wash anus and penis in toilet If it is infected with HIV blood or semen can water pressure from the shower enter my anus penis holes Into blood stream heard muscle sphincter on penis and anus don't allow fluids in?

HIV risk from using Muslim shower to wash anus and penis in toilet If it is infected with HIV blood or semen can water pressure from the shower enter my anus penis holes Into blood stream heard muscle sphincter on penis and anus don't allow fluids in?

Low pressure, low...: Low pressure means low risk of fluids getting into one's body; means no worries. Low water pressure would be similar to taking a bath, where the tap water is presumed clean and safe. If worried, one can just run the hand-held bidet for 10 seconds before spraying oneself. If unable to stop worrying about this, just use diaper wipes intead of the hand-held bidet. Diaper wipes aren't just for babies. ...Read more

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Why does breathing through the mouth dry out the throat?

Why does breathing through the mouth dry out the throat?

Lack of hydration: When you breath in through your nose, the sinus passages and turbulence adds moisture to the inhaled air. Breathing through the mouth is a more direct pathway with little additional moisture in the passageway so dryness is more common. ...Read more

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Can bugs crawl into the nose or ears while sleeping and borrow to your brain??

Can bugs crawl into the nose or ears while sleeping and borrow to your brain??

Bugs into brain.: If Indians or Cowboys have buried you up to your neck in sand and poured honey over your head next to an ant hill yes and they will eat you all up. Or if you fall down in the path of arms ants they will eat you. ...Read more

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Can rabies virus transmit by water while washing saliva from intact skin and water pass through broken skin?

Can rabies virus transmit by water while washing saliva from intact skin and water pass through broken skin?

Theoretically, yes: Theoretically it is possible to transmit the virus in saliva from an intact surface to a non-intact surface. The amount of dilution and size of the area of non-intact skin will determine the probability of transmission, in addition to the further dilution of the viral load following the recognition of contact with non-intact skin. If in doubt, post-exposure prophylaxis should be considered. ...Read more

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