10 Conditions You Didn’t Know Were Contagious

Anyone who’s ever caught the flu from a coworker or come down with a cold after standing next to someone sniffly on a crowded train can attest to the fact that humans are walking disease vectors. However, while you may be aware of some of the more common ailments you can get from close contact with others, there are a surprising number of other conditions—even potentially fatal ones—you might not realize are contagious.

Before you unintentionally put yourself in harm’s way, make sure you know these surprising conditions that can be passed on from person to person.

1 234 ... 11NEXT
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp
Pinterest
Reddit
Delicious
LinkedIn
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

READ NEXT

This Is What You Need to Know About Hepatitis C

This is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus and it’s transmitted when an infected person’s blood gets in a healthy person’s blood stream. This could happen

7 Common Types of Arthritis You May Have Soon

People tend to think of arthritis as a single health condition when it’s actually more than 200 different musculoskeletal conditions—all of which cause pain and inflammation in the joints. The

7 Medical Reasons for Brain Fog

Unable to gather your thoughts, confused, or forgetful? The conditions below may be why you have brain fog; try these strategies to clear your mind. Take inventory of your medications

10 Diseases That Affect Men More Than Women

There are many differences between men and women. Disease is no exception. In fact, if you take a holistic view of who’s afflicted with what, you’ll find that some illnesses

9 Helpful Secrets to Avoiding Kidney Stones

Eat Less Oxalate-Rich Foods A certain amount of kidney stones is actually made of oxalate, a substance that binds with calcium in the urine, which leads to kidney stones. Foods

10 Warning Signs Your Heart Is Sending You

Because of your heart, you can do everything you want, but you should be aware of the potentially serious warning signs that your heart is giving you. If you are

These Are the Worst Hereditary Conditions

We inherit a lot of who we are from our parents and extended family, some good and some bad. Unfortunately, in some cases, serious and potentially debilitating diseases are passed

7 Common Prescription Meds That Are Very Addictive

Xanax Xanax is a benzodiazepine prescribed to treat anxiety and help with panic disorder. It’s designed to calm the person down by depressing the abnormal central nervous system. While those

8 Dangerous Ways Your House Can Make You Sick

Kitchen Sink According to research published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, the average kitchen sink harbors about 100,000 bacteria per square centimeter, compared to the average toilet’s 100 bacteria

Hernias: Everything You Need to Know

A hernia happens when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area

6 Effects of Hepatitis C on Your Body

Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver which is caused by the hepatitis C virus. About 3.9 million people in the U.S. have the disease. But it causes few

RELATED POSTS