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Is Cholesteatoma contagious?

Is Cholesteatoma transmitted from person to person? Is Cholesteatoma contagious? What are the routes of contagion? People with experience in Cholesteatoma help solve this question.

Is Cholesteatoma contagious?
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The cholesteatoma is not contagious. It is an alteration that destroys part of the lining of the ear medium that can produce pain, loss of hearing, but is not transmitted from person to person. If a family member or someone close to you has cholesteatoma do not worry because you can spread it.
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Cholesteatoma is absolutely not contagious

Posted May 23, 2017 by Lisa 700
No it is not contagious

Posted Jul 23, 2017 by Leah 2055
No it is not contagios

Posted Oct 4, 2017 by [email protected] 2000
No, although if one ear is affected it can have negative effects overall on the other ear....NOT contagious between people/animals.

Posted Oct 18, 2017 by CTomaDue2MisDXBADdoc 3500
This disease can be congenital or aquired after too many ear infections.It is not contagious.

Posted Dec 10, 2017 by Adri 700
No it is not!!!!!!
Don’t let anyone tell otherwise

Posted Feb 27, 2018 by A. 2650
It is not contagious it developed for most unknown n response all races all ages both sexes it just happens

Posted Sep 23, 2018 by Sandra 2900
Not that I know of. Very doubtful.

Posted Oct 12, 2018 by glen 3500

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