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Is tracheitis contagious if you cough?
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not usually
Although the virus that causes tracheitis can be contagious, and cause upper respiratory infections, it is unlikely to cause tracheitis in other infected people.
That is why we don't see epidemics of tracheitis.

In brief: Not usually
Although the virus that causes tracheitis can be contagious, and cause upper respiratory infections, it is unlikely to cause tracheitis in other infected people.
That is why we don't see epidemics of tracheitis.
Dr. James Sidman
Dr. James Sidman
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Contagious
Most respiratory infections if not all are contagious through spread of respiratory droplets expelled by cough.

In brief: Contagious
Most respiratory infections if not all are contagious through spread of respiratory droplets expelled by cough.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Robert Greer
Please cough into the crook of your elbow.Coughing into your hand puts the bugs where you are MOST likely to spread them.
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