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How do the people who have hydrophobia take baths?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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In brief: You mean aquaphobia?

Hydrophobia is a slang term for rabies.
Rabies is usually fatal infection of the brain people catch after being bitten by an infected bat, fox, raccoon or skunk. Rarely rabies can be acquired by a cat, dog or ferret bite. Rabies is called hydrophobia because the infected person drools a lot and has difficulty swallowing. Fear of water, lakes, ponds and swimming is aquaphobia. Sponge baths?

In brief: You mean aquaphobia?

Hydrophobia is a slang term for rabies.
Rabies is usually fatal infection of the brain people catch after being bitten by an infected bat, fox, raccoon or skunk. Rarely rabies can be acquired by a cat, dog or ferret bite. Rabies is called hydrophobia because the infected person drools a lot and has difficulty swallowing. Fear of water, lakes, ponds and swimming is aquaphobia. Sponge baths?
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