Is sinus infection contagious through kissing?

Sinus infection. If your sinusitis is due to a general viral infection, then yes it is transmissible through intimate contact.

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Can you give HIV or STD by kissing your girlfriend if your infected. If infected is sinus infection related to STD or hiv? Or what STD would it be?

This isn't sex. Sinusitis isn't going to be a sexually transmitted disease. If you've got a steady girlfriend, you life has taken a wonderful turn and i'm happy for you both. Now isn't the time to be fretting about catching something. Why not get together and affirm your relationship by having a physician check you both for HIV and other possible illnesses, so you can stop fretting? Read more...

How long will I be contagious for with a sinus infection or cold?

There is difference. Most people do not transmit sinus infections; most clinicians agree that except for rare instances, sinus infections are not contagious expect in rare cases. A person infected with a cold virus may be contagious for two to three days before any symptoms appear and remain so until he or she doesn't show any symptoms. This is a period of up to two weeks or so. Read more...

Is viral sinus infection contagious only during first few days or until the sickness lasts?

Entire time. Consider yourself contagious the entire illness. Viral contagion can start couple days before symptoms start. Be sure it's really a infection & not an allergic or non-allergic rhinitis or sinus condition. Hope that helps. . Read more...

Is viral sinus infection contagious before symptoms show up initially or is it contagious only after symptoms come out?

Both, for the virus. The virus is contagious just before the symptoms appear, and during the first part of the symptomatic illness. There is no way to predict in an individual person when he will no longer be contagious (many people ask about this, but one can only guess when he will no longer be spewing viruses). However, the sinusitis may not be contagious, meaning not all who catch the virus actually get sinusitis. Read more...

Is a sinus infection contagious?

Could be. True sinus infections are not very contagious. Many upper respiratory infections are mistaken for sinus infections these are more contagious. Read more...

Is a sinus infection contagious? My baby sounds congested now, did I get him sick? I have baby saline, what else can I do? 3month old

Sinus infection. The sinus infection is not necessarily contagious as a sinus infection BUT the bacteria or virus that causes it can be transmitted to the baby. To treat congestion in a young infant: elevate the head of the crib where the baby sleeps or use the car seat, saline nasal drops followed by suctioning, extra pedialyte to liquefy the mucous. Good Luck! Read more...