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Is lou gehrig's disease spread from person to person?

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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: NO

Not contagious. Its a degenerative neurological disorder.

In brief: NO

Not contagious. Its a degenerative neurological disorder.
Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
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In brief: Not contagious

ALS has no infective known vector, and cannot spread like Ebola virus or flu.

In brief: Not contagious

ALS has no infective known vector, and cannot spread like Ebola virus or flu.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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In brief: No

Lou gehrig disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive degenerative disease of the anterior spinal cord.
Genetic causes have been identified although most cases are idiopathic. The disease is not contagious.

In brief: No

Lou gehrig disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive degenerative disease of the anterior spinal cord.
Genetic causes have been identified although most cases are idiopathic. The disease is not contagious.
Dr. Christopher Phillips
Dr. Christopher Phillips
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