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will exhaling transmit germs?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Yes but . .: We all exhale = it is part of the breathing cycle. Most exhaling is gentle and carries little if any material with it and this includes germs. If you have an infection, the liklihood increases especially if you are coughing or sneezing at the same time.

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