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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Bronchitis From Kissing

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi. May be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics, steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can ...Read more


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Can bronchitis be spread through kissing?

Can bronchitis be spread through kissing?

In a way: Bronchitis is usually a complication of a common cold. You can't transmit bronchitis itself from kidding, but you can transmit the cold virus, which could then lead to bronchitis. ...Read more

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Can bronchitis be transferred through kissing?

Can bronchitis be transferred through kissing?

Yes it can be: As acute bronchitis is an infection caused by either a virus or bacteria, it can be contagious and kissing can cause exchange of germs and be transferred to the kissing partner, so it is possible. ...Read more

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Someone kissed me who has bronchitis, am I at risk?

You may be: Most bronchitis is caused by virus, though smoke inhalation or inhalation of other toxic fume may cause bronchitis. Common viruses that cause bronchitis would be parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, rsv, rhinovirus, influenza a ; b virus, and other viruses as well. They are contagious, and virus can be transmitted by droplets that are in the air with an infected person. ...Read more

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Is bronchitis infectious through kissing? Is there a cure for it? And what are the symptoms of bronchitis?

Is bronchitis infectious through kissing? Is there a cure for it? And what are the symptoms of bronchitis?

Infection of airways: Bronchitis is an infection, viral or bacterial, of the upper respiratory tract. Coughing, sore throat, fever and headache are common symptoms. The disease is spread by coughing -as infected respiratory droplets are blasted out into the air. If ur kissing someone who is infected, ur making it easier for the germs to infect u. Luckily ur doc can help with treatment if it is a concern. Ingats. ...Read more

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Taken all my meds for bronchitis still have my cough. Am I contagious still? Can you pass through kissing?

Taken all my meds for bronchitis still have my cough. Am I contagious still? Can you pass through kissing?

Bronchitis: Viral infections can be transmitted through exchange of saliva and breathing on someone else. Check with your doctor to determine if your bronchitis is cleared and otherwise, determine the cause of persistent court. ...Read more

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Could you pass acute bronchitis on to someone else through kissing or sharing the same air space?

Could you pass acute bronchitis on to someone else through kissing or sharing the same air space?

Yes...: You could spread the airway infection via droplet exposure. So, if you cough/sneeze and someone else inhales the droplets, they could catch your infection. You could also expose someone via kissing. ...Read more

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Can you get studs from kissing?

Can you get studs from kissing?

Kissing and STDS: Yes. Herpes. But that is it.

You may be able to surprise your health teacher if you can learn and name how many stds there are and which ones are potentially life threatening. Then what to do to prevent them. ...Read more

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How can a person get bronchitis?

How can a person get bronchitis?

Many causes: Smoking, chemical exposure, chronic infections, autoimmune diseases and many other causes. ...Read more

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How do I get bronchitis gone asap?

How do I get bronchitis gone asap?

Viral or bacterial: Viral bronchitis is characterized by coughing some clear mucus and will usually last less than a week. Antibiotics are ineffective and not recommended for viral bronchitis. Bacterial bronchitis is productive of yellow or green mucus with a lot of bacteria and will linger for 7-14 days if left untreated with a lot of fatigue. ...Read more

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What conditions can you get from a kiss?

What conditions can you get from a kiss?

Kissing disease: Many viral & bacterial infections could be passed through kissing. Mononucleosis is often called the kissing disease as this is quite easy to transmit via kissing. ...Read more

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Could you get any diseases from kissing someone?

Could you get any diseases from kissing someone?

Kissing Disease: Many. But mononucleosis is called the "kissing disease". ...Read more

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Can I get THC by kissing?

Can I get THC by kissing?

Depends,: I am assuming the person you are kissing is a marijuana smoker. A quick kiss while holding your breath should be safe. Better still, advise your partner to get treated for the marijuana abuse, then, you can do some real kissing you can both enjoy. ...Read more

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Can you get influenza by kissing?

Can you get influenza by kissing?

Yes, Influenza can: Be transmitted via kissing. The flu virus is dispersed as droplets in the air when a person talks, sings, coughs or sneezes. You can than inhale those droplets ; become infected. Or the droplets may contaminate an item which you touch. If you then go on to touch your eyes, mouth or nose you can become infected. ...Read more

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Can you get bronchitis from dust?

Yes you can: Dusty environment can cause bronchitis often esp in pts with genetic predisposition for asthma. ...Read more

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Can I get ureaplasma from kissing?

Can I get ureaplasma from kissing?

Here are some...: Ureaplasma is known as a bug causing NGU -non-gonorrheal urethritis but with relatively low virulence. For average healthy persons, kissing alone should not cause its related disease as long as there is no breakthrough of natural barriers-skin and mucosa although transmitting bugs from contacting with environments is inevitable. More? Seek counseling timely for current and future concerns. ...Read more

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Can I get herpes without kissing anyone?

Can I get herpes without kissing anyone?

Yes: It can be spread by sharing lip makeup, lip balm. Best to just use your own. ...Read more

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If I kiss someonewith herpes 1 will I get it?

If I kiss someonewith herpes 1 will I get it?

Possible: "fever blisters" are herpes. That is usually transmitted by kissing - many people with herpes do not know they have it and could be shedding the virus - if that is the person you kiss, and you come in contact with the area that is shedding virus, you will likely contract herpes. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over bronchitis?

Variable: Typical episodes of acute bronchitis may last 2-3 weeks before resolution. Symptoms lasting longer should be reported to your physician as their is a chance of secondary bacterial infection or pneumonia. ...Read more

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Why do I get bronchitis or pneumonia so often?

Trigger factors: Trigger factors come in types:
if you have an immune problem (iga), asthma, allergies or similar lung predisposition you will.
If you smoke/work around fumes/etc. You might.
If you hang around sick people you might.
If your diet & rest patterns are unhealthy you might.
If you work on what you can avoid/get vaccinated & follow a healthy lifestyle you give yourself the best chance of avoiding it. ...Read more

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I don't smoke. Can I still get chronic bronchitis?

I don't smoke. Can I still get chronic bronchitis?

Yes: Yes u can if u r exposed to second hand smoke or if u have a chronic lung condition. ...Read more

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Why does cough from bronchitis get worse at night?

Why does cough from bronchitis get worse at night?

Many reasons: Most likely due to humidity, position, temperature changes; can be d/t environment changes (@ home not work) and allergens present; can be meds wearing off from earlier in day. Should discuss w/your dr to see how to best manage symptoms. ...Read more

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How often on average can you get herpes by kissing?

How often on average can you get herpes by kissing?

If open sore--ONCE!: If the infected person has active (open, moist) lesions and you happen to have a tiny break in the skin of your lips (yes, even "chapped" lips may be enough) then one kiss may serve to make you the next infected person. Antiviral medications and healing can restore non-infectivity, but you have to wait until things are healed before making out! ...Read more

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How often on average can you get herpes from kissing?

How often on average can you get herpes from kissing?

? often can you kiss: Every incicent is an open invitation if the environment is right. Stay unfriendly a while. ...Read more

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Can I get a disease by kissing a guy who chews tobacco?

Can I get a disease by kissing a guy who chews tobacco?

Unlikely: Other than any contractible disease that would normally be contagious from any person to another, the act of chewing would not cause a disease to be transferred per se. ...Read more

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Can I get worms from kissing my dog? Oh and happy new year!

Can I get worms from kissing my dog? Oh and happy new year!

Worms: Some infections that can be transmitted from dogs to humans include roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms ; whipworms. I think it would more common to transmit from anal end. ...Read more

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Can cocaine get in your system from kissing a cocaine user?

Can cocaine get in your system from kissing a cocaine user?

Do not see how: I am not thinking that there would be a significant transfer from one person to another this way, although you may want to recommend that whoever you are kissing seek treatment for their Cocaine use. Stay safe. ...Read more