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Can candidiasis be contagious?
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In brief: Kind of...
...Though it's pretty ubiquitous; most people carry a small amount of Candida Albicans on their skin and mucous surfaces without becoming sick; candida tends to flare up on injured surfaces, or after bacteria are suppressed with antibiotics, or in an immunosuppressed host, or in an embedded foreign body.

In brief: Kind of...
...Though it's pretty ubiquitous; most people carry a small amount of Candida Albicans on their skin and mucous surfaces without becoming sick; candida tends to flare up on injured surfaces, or after bacteria are suppressed with antibiotics, or in an immunosuppressed host, or in an embedded foreign body.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Yes
It is a fungal infection and direct contact can lead to transmission.

In brief: Yes
It is a fungal infection and direct contact can lead to transmission.
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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