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Can upper respiratory infection be contagious?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

They nearly always are contagious.

In brief: Yes

They nearly always are contagious.
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Yes

Because respiratory infections can be caused by viruses or bacteria they can be contagious.
Good handwashing techniques and sneezing "into your sleeve" are ways to help spread infectious particles to other patients.

In brief: Yes

Because respiratory infections can be caused by viruses or bacteria they can be contagious.
Good handwashing techniques and sneezing "into your sleeve" are ways to help spread infectious particles to other patients.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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