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www.healthline.com/health/cold-flu/contagious

Apr 3, 2017 ... You also spread bacteria and viruses when you touch your eyes, nose, or mouth and then touch surfaces with those germy fingers. Certain cold and flu germs can survive on surfaces such as countertops, doorknobs, and phones for up to 24 hours. In general, here's how long you're contagious with these ...

www.medicinenet.com/how_long_is_a_cold_or_flu_contagious/article.htm

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 and common cold.

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315831.php

Feb 16, 2017 ... The flu and common cold are both common illnesses but for how long is there a risk of spreading them to others? How can people stop them from spreading?

www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-community/contagious-disease/article/how-long-cold-contagious

May 19, 2017 ... Q: How long are you contagious when you have a cold? A: As a general rule, adults with a cold will be able to infect others one day before symptoms appear, and up to five days or so after becoming sick. Infants and children are able to transmit these viral infections for seven days or longer. The precise ...

www.verywell.com/how-long-is-a-cold-contagious-770453

Aug 14, 2017 ... No one likes getting sick with a cold. As soon as the symptoms start you probably start thinking about how long you are going to feel like this. But have you ever wondered how long you might be contagious with cold symptoms? Knowing when you are contagious with a cold is important to avoid spreading ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000678.htm

Jan 26, 2017 ... You can catch a cold if: A person with a cold sneezes, coughs, or blows their nose near you; You touch your nose, eyes, or mouth after you have touched something contaminated by the virus, such as a toy or doorknob. People are most contagious for the first 2 to 3 days of a cold. A cold is most often not ...

www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/when-are-colds-contagious

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 coughing, insist one is only contagious a week or so before symptoms appear. In the back of my memory is the idea that one remains contagious until a few days ...

www.zocdoc.com/answers/3404/for-how-long-is-someone-with-a-cold-contagious

A cold is an upper respiratory infection characterized by a combination of coughing, sneezing, congestion, runny nose, headache, and/or sore throat.

www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2014/02/16/health-answers-when-and-for-how-long-cold-contagious/LC85kTOGhRuxRmRjZECpmL/story.html

Feb 16, 2014 ... A: Your cold may be contagious just before symptoms appear and after they have begun to fade, but the period of highest contagion is when you're experiencing the strongest symptoms, says Dr. Kimberly Dowdell, a primary care physician at Tufts Medical Center. That's when the cold virus is at its highest ...