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I have lost my appetite and feel fatigued, can I pass this along to someone in my family?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Causes of chronic fatigue are many, and infection is not the most common.
Some common causes are depression, which, of course can effect the rest of the family.. Or use of alcohol or drugs, which affect the rest of the family.

In brief: No

Causes of chronic fatigue are many, and infection is not the most common.
Some common causes are depression, which, of course can effect the rest of the family.. Or use of alcohol or drugs, which affect the rest of the family.
Dr. Henry Bloom
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice

In brief: Yes

If an infection is causing the lack of appetite and fatigue, it can be transferred to someone else.

In brief: Yes

If an infection is causing the lack of appetite and fatigue, it can be transferred to someone else.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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