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Is valley fever contagious ?

hello, well i was wondering if you can still kiss someone if you have valley fever and is it contagious? because ive looked on some other websites about valley fever and most of them said that it wasnt contagious but about 2 of the said that it was... so if you know if it s contagious or not please tell me
Asked On : Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
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No. You cannot get it from another person or from an animal.
Answered: Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response
Hi,

Even though Valley fever (Coccidioidomycosis) is not contagious. It is better to avoid close contact with people as some individuals having low immunity are susceptible to it.

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Dr. Naveen Kumar


Answered: Sun, 6 Mar 2011
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