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Can I get sbe(subacute bacterial endocarditis) from a person by sharing his /her glass?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Sbe comes about from bacteria in the circulation lodging in a blood stream dead space in the heart usually due to valvular dysfunction or congenital abnormalities of cardiac surface.
They then proliferate in that nutrient rich space can shed bacteria into the brain, eye and other parts of the body. The glass in question would have to be infected and your body have an opening for that infection.

In brief: No
Sbe comes about from bacteria in the circulation lodging in a blood stream dead space in the heart usually due to valvular dysfunction or congenital abnormalities of cardiac surface.
They then proliferate in that nutrient rich space can shed bacteria into the brain, eye and other parts of the body. The glass in question would have to be infected and your body have an opening for that infection.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: No
Very unlikely.

In brief: No
Very unlikely.
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
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