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Is it true that laying in bed with someone isn't enough to get leprosy and that u have to live with her/him in order to catch the disease?

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care

In brief: Leprosy

with leprosy you need prolonged contact with the person who has the disease in order to get tge disease

In brief: Leprosy

with leprosy you need prolonged contact with the person who has the disease in order to get tge disease
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Dr. Edward Hirsch
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Maybe

It is not understood how it is transmitted.
We think it is mostly by respiratory droplets of nasal secretions. But it can be during birth or breast feeding. Also possibly skin to skin.

In brief: Maybe

It is not understood how it is transmitted.
We think it is mostly by respiratory droplets of nasal secretions. But it can be during birth or breast feeding. Also possibly skin to skin.
Dr. Edward Hirsch
Dr. Edward Hirsch
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