Contagion


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Contagion: Contagiousness or transmission as a risk factor
Condition count: 97; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: mother-to-fetus transmission (5), childbirth transmission (8), surfaces (5), saliva (15), sex (35), oral sex (7), anal sex (8), kissing (15), contaminated water (21), contaminated food (32)
Related risk factors: sex (35), saliva (15), blood (10), transufions, food (38), water (29), animals (45), birds (8), insects (30), mosquitos (12), ticks (9), flies (11)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Contagion' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

A

  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease ... undercooked meat
  • Amebic dysentery ... flies on food, contaminated water, contaminated food

    B

  • Bacterial meningitis ... droplet transmission, saliva, kissing
  • Bacterial vaginosis ... sexual activity, unprotected sex
  • Balanitis ... uncircumcised men, unprotected sex
  • Bornholm disease ... sneezing, droplet infection, coughing
  • Brucellosis ... undercooked meat, unpasteurized milk, contaminated milk

    C

  • Cercarial dermatitis ... contaminated water
  • Cervical Cancer ... sexually transmitted diseases, early sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, genital warts
  • Chlamydia ... oral sex, unprotected sex, multiple sex partners, anal sex
  • Cholera ... flies on food, contaminated water, contaminated food
  • Chronic Hepatitis B ... sexual fluids, bodily fluids, bodily fluids
  • Chronic Hepatitis C ... sexual activity, mother-to-fetus transmission
  • Clostridium perfringens food poisoning ... contaminated meat, reheated meals
  • Cold sores ... saliva, kissing
  • Common cold ... sneezing, droplet infection, coughing, kissing
  • Congenital syphilis ... mother-to-fetus transmission
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis ... undercooked meat, raw meat
  • Contagious Diseases ... oral sex, contagion, contaminated water, saliva, surface contagion, kissing, contaminated food, anal sex
  • Crohn's disease ... food allergies
  • Cryptosporiosis ... contaminated water
  • Cyclosporiasis ... contaminated water, contaminated food
  • Cysticercosis ... drinking contaminated water or food
  • Cytomegalovirus ... semen, mother-infant childbirth transmission, sex, transplacental transmission, cervical secretions, saliva, kissing

    D

  • Diseases contagious from kissing ... saliva, kissing
  • Diseases contagious from saliva ... saliva, kissing
  • Dracunculiasis ... contaminated water
  • Dysentery ... flies on food, contaminated water, contaminated food

    E

  • Entamoeba histolytica ... contaminated water, contaminated food
  • Epstein-Barr virus ... saliva, kissing, kissing

    F

  • Flu ... sneezing, droplet infection
  • Food poisoning ... uncooked hot dogs, undercooked animal products

    G

  • Genital herpes ... oral sex, anal sex
  • Genital warts ... childbirth transmission, sexual activity, anal sex
  • Giardia ... contaminated water sources, untreated water
  • Gonorrhea ... mother-infant transmission, oral sex, unprotected sex, multiple sex partners, anal sex
  • Granuloma inguinale ... sexual activity, unprotected sex

    H

  • Hepatitis ... sexual activity, contaminated food
  • Hepatitis A ... direct contact, contaminated water, contaminated food
  • Hepatitis B ... sexual behavior, close contact with HBV positive people, sexual fluids, bodily fluids, bodily fluids
  • Hepatitis C ... infants born to infected women, multiple sex partners
  • Hepatitis D ... Hepatitis B, sex with Hepatitis D patient
  • Hepatitis E ... sex with HepE positive person
  • Hepatoma ... hepatitis B
  • HIV/AIDS ... mother-infant transmission, gonorrhea, oral sex, mother-infant childbirth transmission, STDs, syphilis, chlamydial infection, mother-to-fetus transmission, unprotected sex, unprotected sex, genital herpes, anal sex
  • Hookworm ... contaminated water
  • HTLV ... genital ulcers, syphilis, multiple sex partners
  • HTLV-1 ... genital ulcers, syphilis, sexual exposure to HTLV-1 positive partner, multiple sex partners

    I

  • Impetigo ... direct contact with blisters

    L

  • Leprosy ... droplet transmission
  • Lichen sclerosis ... uncircumcised men
  • Listeriosis ... uncooked hot dogs, undercooked animal products, mother-to-fetus transmission
  • Lupus ... mother-infant transmission

    M

  • Malaria ... mother-infant transmission
  • Marburg virus ... exposure to infected person, family members of infected person
  • Melioidosis ... contaminated water, pooled water
  • Meningitis ... saliva, kissing, contacts of confirmed meningococcal cases
  • Meningococcal disease ... contacts of confirmed meningococcal cases
  • Molluscum contagiosum ... sexual activity, saliva
  • Mononucleosis ... saliva, kissing, kissing

    N

  • Neurocysticercosis ... drinking contaminated water or food

    P

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... unsafe sex, oral sex, STDs, prior episode of PID, multiple sexual partners, douching, anal sex
  • Pneumococcal meningitis ... contacts of confirmed meningococcal cases
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... cough, close contact, droplet, sneeze
  • Pneumonic plague ... droplet transmission
  • Polio ... contaminated water, saliva, contaminated food
  • Psittacosis ... droplet transmission
  • Pubic lice ... sexual behavior

    Q

  • Q fever ... infected animal milk, unpasteurized milk

    R

  • Rabies ... animal saliva, mucous membrane exposure
  • Rotavirus ... not washing hands, oral-fecal transmission
  • Rubella ... droplet transmission

    S

  • Salmonella enteritidis ... undercooked eggs, raw eggs
  • Salmonella food poisoning ... undercooked eggs, raw eggs
  • SARS ... droplet transmission, contaminated objects, SARS patient household members
  • Scabies ... sexual contact, skin contact, furniture
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases ... oral sex, unprotected sex, multiple sexual partners, anal sex
  • Strep throat ... Droplet infection, contaminated food
  • Syphilis ... unsafe sex, sexual activity

    T

  • Tapeworms ... undercooked beef
  • Tinea ... surface contagion
  • Toxocariasis ... contaminated water, contaminated food
  • Toxoplasmosis ... undercooked meat, mother-infant transmission, raw meat
  • Trachoma ... direct contact, contaminated objects, water supplies
  • Traveler's diarrhea ... contaminated food or water
  • Trichinosis ... undercooked sausages
  • Trichomoniasis ... unsafe sex, multiple sexual partners
  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis ... sexual exposure to HTLV-1 positive partner
  • Tuberculosis ... sneezing, Airborne droplet transmission, contaminated milk, coughing, exposure to someone with TB, contaminated beef
  • Typhoid fever ... flies on food, poor water sanitation, contaminated foods, raw food, contaminated water

    U

  • Urinary tract infections ... sexual activity

    V

  • Vaginal candidiasis ... douches, perfumed feminine hygiene sprays
  • Vaginitis ... STDs, sexual activity

    W

  • Warts ... direct contact, infected surfaces
  • Waterborne Diseases ... poor water treatment, contaminated water
  • Whooping Cough ... sneezing, droplet transmission, coughing

    Y

  • Yaws ... Direct body contact, skin contact


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