Stills Disease - Contagious

Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Viewer Question

My husband, daughter and I are going on vacation to Melbourne, Australia. We just learned that his sister is in the hospital with Adult Onset Still. Please let me know if there is any danger of getting this disease by staying with her.
Signed, SV

Doctor's Answer

Adult Onset Still's disease is absolutely NOT considered a contagious illness.

Thank you for your question.

Last Editorial Review: 4/3/2002

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