Is influenza a communicable or noncommunicable disease?
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It is a communicable disease that usually spreads from person to person directly or indirectly through the body secretions of the infected person that contain the virus particles. It is often passed along by respiratory droplets that contain the virus particles that are expelled by someone when they sneeze or cough. The virus can also live on surfaces such as a doorknob. A person touching an infected surface and then touching mucous tissue by way of an opening into the body (Eyes, nose, mouth) can contract the flu.
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A disease, the causative agents of which may pass or be carried from a person, animal or the environment to a susceptible person either directly or indirectly. Reference Bailliere's Nurses' Dictionary 24th edition, pg 88 strep throat
Answer . Communicable means spreadbale. I.e. bacteria and viurses are 'infectious diseases' and can therefore spread between people. Non 'spreadble' diseases are things like cancer, asthma, Pagets disease, ulcerative colitis.. the list is practically endless. . False
you have to use lots of medicine that will help cure the disease. your friend,. jennifer
Diseases caused by pathogens are often contagious and includethings such as Meningitis, Influenza and Tuberculosis. Diseases not caused by pathogens are generally things which gowrong in the body. For example, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis andMotor Neurone Disease are all diseases not caused by pathoge…ns. (MORE)
Influenza is a communicable disease. This means it can be passedfrom one person to another. An example of a noncommunicable diseaseis cancer.
Yes, it's caused by a bacteria that can be spread through oral, anal, or vaginal sex or from mother to baby.
communicable can spread from person to person through air, water or food, Non-Communicable cannot.. Communicable disease: Common cold, typhoid, herpes.. Non-Communicable diseases: Hypertension, Diabetes.
It is a virus, it is communicable. . Mumps is contagious three days before until 5 days after the onset of parotitis (inflammation of the parotid gland).
Yes, it is an infectious disease of the respiratory system caused by a viral infection. Because it can spread quickly, it can be deadly to a lot of people, it's often referred to as being an "epidemic" or a "virus of edidemic proportions". In some cases when it spreads worldwide, it is called a p…andemic as in the example of the H1N1/09 Swine Flu. (MORE)
Examples include bacterial, viral, fungal and protozoal diseases. A communicable disease - is any condition that can be passed fromone person to another without actual physical contact.
Diabetes is a noncommunicable disease as it cannot be spread from one individual to another. It is caused by disease of the Pancreas which does not produce enough insulin in the body. It runs in families and obesity, lack of exercise also has a role in producing diabetes.
No, heart disease is not communicable, in that it cannot be passed directly from person to person.
nothing causes them. you cause any disease given to you. truly, your the reasoning behind any sickness, illness, or disease that you "catch" or receive. some diseases are contagious, many are not. if you catch a contagious sickness its not your fault, but otherwise it is. this is still partly your… fault for hanging around sick or ill people. if your child or parent, gets a contagious sickness, its their fault and no one elses. they are responsible for what ever happens to them. (MORE)
Diseases that are spread from person to person...such as a cold or athelte's foot. They can be spread by contact or just through the air.
Cancer itself is not communicable. I spent lots of time with both of my grandfathers when they were infected with the horrible disease. Do not worry, you cannot just "catch" cancer by being around someone living with the disease.
TB is a communicable disease. A communicable disease is a disease that can be passed on in one way or another from a Carrier of the disease to some one else. and is usually the result of a virus or bacterial infection.
Elephantiasis is a non - communicable disease.If you are having this disease then a part from your body will swell.Swelling cant spread through one person to other,thus it is non communicable,dear.
Communicable: can be spread through a community (contagious) Non-Communicable: not spread with contact (usually genetic)
Yes. You get it from intimate contact with bodily fluids, generally blood (as in sharing needles) or by having sex. You cannot get it by kissing or other contact like hugs or holding hands or from sharing a cup. It is generally advised not to share tooth brushes or razor blades with infected p…eople. (MORE)
Noncommunicable diseases are caused by the breakdown of body cells and tissues. They are caused by genetic factors, environmental dangers, etc.
no its a noninfectious Yes, it can. There are two types of elephantiasis. The first being the more common, lymphatic filariasis, is transmitted through female mosquitos. Also, infections caused by elephantiasis can spread throught contact. The second type of elephantiasis is non-filarial elephantias…is. This is obtained through too much contact with volcanic ash. (MORE)
Asthma is one, you can also have cancer, diabetes, or lung cancer, there are more too.
Alcoholism is not contagious. In fact, many physicians and alcohol researchers reject the theory that alcoholism is a disease.
a communicable disease is also known as an infectious disease, contagious disease, or a transmissible disease. a communicable disease is one which is clinically evident (shows characteristic signs and symptoms) and can result from infection/presence/growth of a pathogen. pathogens include bacteria, …viruses, parasites, fungi etc. transmission of such a pathogen can occur via physical contact, contaminated food, body fluids (as with STIs), contaminated objects, airborne inhalation, or through vector organisms (as with malaria). (MORE)
This is the ability of the disease to get transmitted from one person to other person. So chicken pox is amongst the most communicable diseases and leprosy is amongst the least communicable diseases. Although both of them has been there with you from ages.
Tuberculosis (also called TB) is highly contageous (communicable).This disease is spread through the air, when a person who iscarrying the TB bacteria coughs or sneezes; generally, it isnecessary for prolonged exposure to such a person, in order forothers to get infected. This is another good reason… why people whoare coughing or sneezing (even if they do not have TB) should covertheir mouth and/or use tissues, to make sure that their germs don'tspread. (MORE)
JRA is not communicable, However it seems that a predisposition for developing RA can be passed from parent to child geneticaly.
Non communicable diseases, such as cancer, are not contagious and are therefor not passed from person to person. Communicable diseases such as TB or AIDS can be passed around from person to person. So of course, that would be the reason for the spreading.
If it is non-communicable, the disease won't be "spread" or transmitted from person to person.
Yes, Cellulitis is a communicable disease because it is caused by a type of bacteria, the most common being Streptococcus and Staphylococcus.
Mono is a very infectious disease. It is mostly spread by saliva, and is unique in that an infected individual has the potential to communicate the disease for as long as 18 months after becoming sick.
Cholera is one of the highly communicable diseases. It spreads sorapidly that you may not be able to spot the original patient, fromwhich the disease stared.
Of course! You will never "catch" Alzheimer's. While it has not been shown to be directly inherited, there is often a family history of the disease.
You need to be more specific to give a detailed answer. There are MANY "noncommunicable diseases" in MANY different fields of medicine, so if you could specify which NCD you wish to discuss I'd be happy to help you.
it's most likely to be genetic but is communicable as it is caused by fungi
It is actually the opposite, it is a communicable disease. Thatmeans that you can get it by 'communicating' with other people, andin this case communication means touching them or coming in contactwith objects and/or surfaces that they have touched.
SARS is a disease of the respiratory system. It is short for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. SARS is a communicable disease. it can be gotten by close contact or breathing the same air as an affected person.
Not as far as we know. Some families have a genetic disorder, making Parkinsonism more likely, but this is relatively rare . Most cases of Parkinson's are idiopathic ie unknown cause, but you cannot catch Parkinson's from someone who has it.
Scurvy is a disease caused by not eating well - particularly citrus fruits. It is noncommunicable.
It depends on what the diarrhea is from. The act of Diarhea itself is not communicable, but rather a response to something in your body which may be communicable. For instance, bacteria and virus can cause diarhea and many of these, especially Salmonella, are extremely transmittable if someone else …comes into contact with the stools. However, some people have chronic or frequent diarhea as a result of processes within their own body, such as damaged stomache tissue or a genetic allergy to certain foods. This kind of diarhea cannot be passed on to another human via contact. (MORE)
diarrhea in its self is not a disease, it is a symptom of many different diseases and illnesses. It depends on which disease diarrhea is a symptom of on whether it is communicable or noncommunicable.
Air-borne . Physical contact . Insect bites . Sexual intercourse . Contact with bodily fluids (like saliva & blood) . Contaminated food and water
A communicable disease would be for example herpes . A noncommunicable disease would be cancer.
Not in the classical sense, of communicable. There are diseases that are communicable that can cause mentalproblems (disease). One that comes to mind is syphilis. But fortertiary syphilis to occur takes decades. Now, in a closed environment (like a small population on a desertedisland), one person…'s mental illness can affect the other peoplethere. There have been true-life incidents and man fictional oneswhere an isolated community is warped by the mental illness of itsleader. In these examples, its usually social pressure, threat of exclusionor threats of physical punishment that may induce others to"believe" the same things as their leader. This may be a form ofconformation to preserve the self, and whether other peopleactually believe something, or only SAY they do is another matterentirely. So madness CAN spread, but it is generally not caused by an actualdisease (virus, bacteria, protozoa, etc...), but from words,beliefs and rituals. Often called " folie a deux " or ashared delusion. (MORE)
No. It is very easy to transmit this disease. The Spanish Influenza killed many people in this country because it became so viral, and it was so easily transmitted. It can be transmitted by air ( sneezing & coughing). Keep your hands washed. The flu or cold virus can live for several days on hard su…rfaces. Do not touch your hands to face or nose or mouth. Cover your mouth or nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. Avoid being too close to those that are ill with it. Best to stay home when you have a fever with the flu & take C, Zinc, rest, get plenty of fluids. (MORE)
Osteoarthritis in a non communicable disease. It is caused by a breakdown on the cilia or fibrous lining on the joints. It is not caught from anyone or anything.
Communicable disease are passed from one person to another or from another animal. For example: colds. Ones that are not are said to be noncommunicable. For example: cancer.
The respective possibility for the transmission or non-transmission by patients is the difference between communicable infections and non-communicable diseases. A condition which cannot be passed on from person to person necessarily will be considered non-infectious.
Cancer in general is considered noncommunicable betweenindividuals. This idea includes Colon Cancer. . Some have said that cancer is actually caused by a virus (which iscommunicable), but no significant research has been preformed alongthese lines since Dr. Rife's work over a hundred years ago. . …If by communicable, you mean within the effected body (from oneorgan to another, within the effected body) then yes, it canMetastasis. It can spread, but it may not. This must be determinedwith each case. (MORE)
A person with a communicable disease can give it to another personby contact (eg EBOLA is communicable) A person with a noncommunicable disease can not pass it on toanother person by contact (eg cardiac disease is noncommunicable).