If a person dies of a contagious disease is corpse contagious?

Answer Bud, the answer is sometimes yes. It depends both on the nature of of the contagious bug and the amount of time and how much drying has occurred. All contagious organisms begin to die when the in... Read More »

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Is a sty contagious?

Yes, a sty can be very contagious, but if you don't touch it you should be fine.

Is folliculitis contagious?

Folliculitis is a staph or fungal hair-follicle infection that is contagious, according to Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. If there is folliculitis where you typically shave, you wil... Read More »

When is HPV contagious?

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is contagious as long as the person has the infection. Since it's impossible to tell if a person is cured simply by looking at him, the only way to avoid contagion is... Read More »

Is scabies contagious?

Scabies is an extremely contagious skin condition caused by tiny mites that burrow under the skin. Physicians often recommend treating entire families because scabies is so easily spread from one p... Read More »