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Is there anyway to prevent yourself from getting a head cold?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: A few practical item
Handwashing is the best method.
Avoid ill contacts. Don't put your hand in your mouth or eyes.

In brief: A few practical item
Handwashing is the best method.
Avoid ill contacts. Don't put your hand in your mouth or eyes.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: No
If you are exposed to the virus you are unlikely to be able to prevent getting the head cold, but can minimize your exposure by not touching people or being around people with colds, washing your hands if you have touched them or surfaces which may have had the virus deposited on them, although most viruses die fairly quickly on inanimate objects.

In brief: No
If you are exposed to the virus you are unlikely to be able to prevent getting the head cold, but can minimize your exposure by not touching people or being around people with colds, washing your hands if you have touched them or surfaces which may have had the virus deposited on them, although most viruses die fairly quickly on inanimate objects.
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