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What types of rashes are contagious?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Viral,bacteria,fungi

Many skin rashes are caused by infections such as herpes, zoster, staph, and tinea.
These rashes are all contagious and need to be treated.

In brief: Viral,bacteria,fungi

Many skin rashes are caused by infections such as herpes, zoster, staph, and tinea.
These rashes are all contagious and need to be treated.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Impetigo

Impetigo and scabies are two which came to mind.
People with chickenpox are quite contagious although not necessarily through the skin alone.

In brief: Impetigo

Impetigo and scabies are two which came to mind.
People with chickenpox are quite contagious although not necessarily through the skin alone.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Viral etc.

Viral bacteria and fungal rashes can be contagious.

In brief: Viral etc.

Viral bacteria and fungal rashes can be contagious.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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