Is Oral thrush Contagious?
Transmission of Oral thrush from Person to Person
Oral thrush is considered an infectious disease that is contagious between people under rare circumstances.
Generally, the disease can be transmitted under rare circumstances such as immunocompromised people,
or during surgery with contaminated surgical tools, or according to "rare circumstances" as noted from reputable internet sources.
Oral thrush, although infectious, is not a genetic disease. It is not caused by a defective or abnormal gene.
About contagion and contagiousness:
Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily
the spread of Oral thrush 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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