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Can infected toenail spread and pass on to others?
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Asked in Trichomoniasis
Can Trichomoniasis be spread to the offspring of a female carrying it?
Can you pass syphilis?
Asked in Science, Conditions and Diseases, Symptoms
Why is it a problem when an infected person has no symptoms?
Can I pass on the flu to members of my family?
Asked in Infectious Diseases
What are the various modes of spread of infectious diseases?
* it can spread by direct contact between the infected person and healthy person. * it can spread by "DROPLET INFECTION". when the infected person throws out tiny droplets of mucus by coughing, sneezing, spitting or even talking. * it also spreads from vectors like houseflies, mosquitoes and cockroaches which take up the pathogens from the reservoir of infection pass it to healthy person.
Asked in Health
How can a 3 yr old get genital herpes?
How do people get Genital Herpes? Herpes can only live outside of the human body for a short period of time; it can survive outside of an infected body for several minutes. It may be long enough to be passed from the contaminated hands of an infected person, to a person who does not yet have the infection. However, although it is possible to pass herpes in this way, it is unlikely for someone to catch herpes this way. Herpes can be spread even when the infected has no visible sores. It can be spread because the person is shedding the virus cells, or their sores are so tiny that they cannot be seen or felt. It is possible for an infected mother to pass this infection on to her child, during the birthing process. Herpes can be spread through a blood transfusion. Herpes can be spread by touching contaminated blood, when you have an open wound. Herpes can be spread by touching a sore, a lesion, or wound of an infected person. Herpes can be transmitted by transplant of an infected organ, to an uninfected organ recipient. Herpes can be spread by contaminated and dirty needles. But the most common way to spread herpes is by sexual intercourse, and herpes can be spread, even by those without symptoms of the infection. Oral sex allows spreading of the 'oral herpes' to the genitals. (It is not considered possible to catch herpes from hot tubs, toilet seats or towels, nor can it be spread by bathing with an infected person.)
Asked in Hepatitis
How do you get Hepatitis B?
Hepatitis B is spread through contact with the bodily fluids of an infected individual. These fluids include semen, vaginal secretions, and blood. It can also pass from mother to baby during the baby's birth. Hepatitis B is also spread by sharing needles, syringes, or other drug-injection equipment, by sharing a razor or toothbrush with an infected person, and through direct contact with the blood or open sores of an infected person.
Asked in Rabies, Viruses (biological)
How is rabies spread by humans?
Rabies is typically not spread human-to-human, although if an infected human were to bite another human, it could happen. The much more common pathway for humans to get infected with rabies is to be bit by another mammal that is infected with rabies. In the United States, bats, raccoons and skunks are the most commonly identified mammal carriers; in places with variable dog control, feral dogs are commonly infected with rabies and tend to pass that infection on to humans.
Can you pass on genital warts if you dont have it?
Asked in Trichomoniasis
Can a man pass Trichomoniasis to a female without actually having it?
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Cold Sores
Can you pass cold sores when you just have a cut on your lip?
Asked in Cold Sores
Can you get herpes through kissing mouth to mouth?
Can you give your girlfriend genital warts?
Asked in Chlamydia
Can you get chlamydia from cuddling naked with a partner?
Why is it difficult to pass urine after urinary tract infection?
Can a sibling that still lives at home pass the genital herpes virus to their other siblings?
Asked in HIV and AIDS
Can you get HIV if you have a mouth ulcer and kiss someone infected who doesn't have ulcers?
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Biology
In which ways can microbes spread and pass diseases?
Microbes can spread and pass diseases in a number of ways: 1) By direct contact: physical contact (touching etc) with an infected person; sexually-transmitted diseases are passed on this way. 2) By indirect contact: touching something which an infected person has touched eg a towel, door knob, cup etc. 3) By inhalation: breathing in droplets containing microbes which have been produced by sneezing or coughing eg flu, TB, pneumonia. 4) By contaminated food or drink: eating food or drinking water which has been infected by microbes eg typhoid, cholera. 5) By animal vectors: animals can pass microbes on to humans by biting them eg fleas, mosquitoes. See also http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/biology/health_5.shtml