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Diseases » Balanitis » Contagiousness
 

Is Balanitis Contagious?

Infection and Balanitis

Some cases of balanitis are contagious by sexual contact.

Contagion summary:

Some causes of balanitis are sexually contagious; others are not.

Contagiousness properties for Balanitis:

  Contagious by sex?: Yes

  Contagious by vaginal sex?: Yes

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Balanitis is possible from one person to another. Other words for contagion include "infection", "infectiousness", "transmission" or "transmissability". Contagiousness has nothing to do with genetics or inheriting diseases from parents. For an overview of contagion, see Introduction to Contagion.

 

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