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Diseases » Peptic Ulcer » Contagiousness
 

Is Peptic Ulcer Contagious?

Contagion summary:

H. pylori can be transmitted from person to person through close contact and exposure to vomit. (Source: excerpt from H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK)

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Peptic Ulcer 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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