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Diseases » Vaginal candidiasis » Contagiousness
 

Is Vaginal candidiasis Contagious?

Transmission of Vaginal candidiasis from Person to Person

The contagious disease, Vaginal candidiasis, can be transmitted:

  • by sexual conduct between people.

Contagion summary:

Rarely, Candida can be passed from person to person, such as through sexual intercourse. (Source: excerpt from Genital Candidiasis: DBMD)

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Vaginal candidiasis 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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