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unit 4222-265 causes and spread of infection.
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rtrdnrs Level 17 / registered nurse, retired
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You can acquire diseases in many ways:
intradermal - by piercing the skin and letting germs enter
through respiratory tract - by inhaling it
you can absorb some things through the skin, such as chemicals - dmso mixed with other things makes it easier to absorb.
you can acquire diseases through having sex with infected person
you can be injected deep into muscle, through infected needles or other sharp objects
you can be infected through contaminated IVs
you can ingest (eat) something that has infectious germs
you can get urinary tract infections by wiping the wrong way with soiled toilet tissue.
you can get vaginal infections by wiping the wrong way with soiled toilet tissue
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