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Q: Do you thing you could get a disease if scratched by somebody?

I was getting my hair cut and was thinking what disease would I get if I am scratched by those long finger nails the Guys have. I don't have much hair on top!

9 years 26 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - Hangzhou

 
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Not much other than the usual infections you may get with any open wound reguardless of how it was caused.

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9 years 26 weeks ago
 
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then why you have to let long dirty finger nails on your top? you wanted it..maybe

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9 years 26 weeks ago

I like a snowy Happy new year, rather than a no sky one...Beijing's time to ban the cars---the only solution for the time being...

 
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thats possible untill the person who scratch you does not have any disease, if he having hepatitis a,b,c or jaundice its possible he can give it even another other skin or transferable disease

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I suppose you should see the WC they use, to understand my question!!

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You could get a disease by someone just touching you on the arm. While they may have long finger nails, they're not the ones you need to watch out for. It's the old folks. They tend to have the long, jagged, probably dirty finger nails. If I got scratched really bad I'd think about getting a tetanus shot.

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You wouldn't catch a disease, but I agree you could get an infection which could lead to a worse off situation. Unless the person has Aids and he cuts himself then scratches your head open with his long finger nail and let's the blood drop on your head from the top I wouldn't worry about it. 

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9 years 2 weeks ago
 
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According to lore and legend, only if the person is a Zombie!

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Yes, you can... but it depends on exactly where those nails have been. Not overly different to a scratch from a nail, or splinter. - it's not the nail (or splinter) to worry about, but what's on it!

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9 years 2 weeks ago
 
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Uhhh... They're not zombies either...

Or are they?

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If another person scratches and breaks the skin (not all scratches break skin) and his/her fingers are um... unclean, then yes, germs can pass. Generally, anti-bacterial soap will clean it up and an antiseptic ointment like Neosporin will keep ya safe. Generally. 

 

If you do get scratched and the skin breaks, keep an eye on it for a few days, and watch for signs of infection. Redness, puss, tenderness around the site. ANY sign and get your ass to the doctor. 

 

 

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You could turn Chinese, OMG say it isn't sooooo. Or you could become the men who literally look more womanly than the woman, ahhhhhh run run runnnnnn

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yes zomberisum

any time the skin is broken there is a risk.

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