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A 70-year-old female asked:

I just had a cold for 2 weeks. my husband now has it and i am getting another cold. how can i prevent this from happening?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Colds: It is tough but try not to share glasses and plates, wash your hands frequently. Viruses mutate at a high rate and can cause whatyou are describing.

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Last updated Dec 24, 2013

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