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Will exhaling transmit germs?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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