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Diseases » Balanitis xerotica obliterans » Contagiousness

Is Balanitis xerotica obliterans Contagious?

Infection and Balanitis xerotica obliterans

Some cases of balanitis xerotica obliterans are coincident with human papillomavirus, but it is not clear whether HPV is the causative agent.

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Balanitis xerotica obliterans 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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