Is chicken pox a communicable disease?

Answer Chicken pox is a communicable disease. According to the Mayo Clinic, people who have not been protected through vaccination may easily catch the chicken pox virus through contact with the rash or t... Read More »

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Is shingles a communicable disease?

Technically yes, but only through direct contact with the wounds, blisters or rashes of the person having the shingles disease.A healthy person cannot get shingles if informal contact is made with ... Read More »

Is thyroid a communicable disease?

Seeing as the thyroid (thyroid gland) is not a disease but one of the endocrine glands located in our body (specifically in the neck area below the thyroid cartilage). Then no, you cannot "contact"... Read More »

Is ringworm a communicable disease?

Yes. Ringworm is communicable. it can easily be transmitted usually by skin to skin contact. People can get a ringworm infection from touching a pet or infected people or indirectly by contact with... Read More »

What are the differences between communicable and genetic disease?

Communicable diseases are ones you can give to other people through contact with them. That includes viral and bacterial diseases; things like polio, chickenpox, colds, strep, flu, HIV, syphilis, d... Read More »