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If you used a serving spoon that a sick person used and then you ate with your hands after that, would you get sick from the sick person's disease?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Possibly

Many infectious diseases can be transmitted that way.
If you ate from the same spoon or got salivary substances ,soon after being left on the spoon,transmitted to your hands, you run the risk of becoming infected with certain viruses and bacteria.

In brief: Possibly

Many infectious diseases can be transmitted that way.
If you ate from the same spoon or got salivary substances ,soon after being left on the spoon,transmitted to your hands, you run the risk of becoming infected with certain viruses and bacteria.
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