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Am I Contagious? When to Stay Home Sick - Healthline

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Jul 30, 2015 ... Colds are contagious from about a week before you get them until all of your symptoms are gone, which is sometimes as long as two weeks.

When are colds contagious? | Go Ask Alice!

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Jul 30, 2015 ... Dear Alice,. When is a person with a cold contagious? A couple of friends, who are put off when I keep my distance from their sneezing and ...

Common cold: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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The common cold most often causes a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing. ... People are most contagious for the first 2 to 3 days of a cold. A cold is ...

The Contagious Cold Shouldn't Be Ignored - Cold and Flu Center ...

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Jan 30, 2013 ... Find out when a cold is most contagious, how you can catch it, and ... "Even though it is tough on the other staff members, in the long run it's ...

Flu or Cold? Know the Differences - WebMD

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How long do cold symptoms last? What are common flu ... During the first three days that you have cold symptoms, you are contagious. This means you can pass  ...

'Don't worry, I'm not contagious – and other microbiological ...

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Apr 22, 2014 ... Jenny Rohn: As the cold season dribbles relentlessly onward, it's worth ... @ palfreyman - I've long since given up trying to tell the teenaged ...

Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others | Features | CDC

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Feb 8, 2016 ... Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in 7-10 days or so.

Is My Kid Contagious? - Parents

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Wondering whether you need to quarantine your child when she has a cold, an ear ... But symptoms can last for up to two weeks, and he's contagious as long as  ...

Common cold - NHS Choices

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Read all about the common cold, including what the symptoms are, how it's spread, ... or an elderly person, or if you have a long-term illness such as a lung condition. ... In general, a person becomes contagious from a few days before their ...

How long is someone infectious after a viral infection? - Health ...

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How long you're infectious after a viral infection depends on the virus that caused the infection. ... flu and you're likely to be infectious as long as you have cold or flu symptoms. ... Tonsillitis itself isn't contagious but the viruses that cause it are.

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How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious? - MedicineNet

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Mar 4, 2016 ... Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu ...

Health Answers: When and for how long is a cold contagious? - The ...

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Feb 16, 2014 ... A: Your cold may be contagious just before symptoms appear and after ... The duration of colds varies widely, but most people will have strong ...

For how long is someone with a cold contagious? | Zocdoc Answers

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My partner is just getting over a cold, and he wants to start sleeping in the same bed again. He says it's safe now, since he's ?past the contagious phase? but I ...