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If you have a fever with a common head cold , can the other person catch your cold through sexual intercourse?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Respiratory droplets

Colds are transmitted through inhalation of respiratory droplets, or contact with contaminated surfaces.
During sex, you are close enough to be exposed to respiratory droplets. You would not catch it due to sexual intercourse itself, but rather from being in very close proximity.

In brief: Respiratory droplets

Colds are transmitted through inhalation of respiratory droplets, or contact with contaminated surfaces.
During sex, you are close enough to be exposed to respiratory droplets. You would not catch it due to sexual intercourse itself, but rather from being in very close proximity.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Dr. William Cappaert
Ophthalmology

In brief: Virus is contagious

It's the close comtact that is the problem. Adenoviruses which cause the cold are very contagious especailly in the first five days.
Kissing, contact with nasal dischrge,sneezing and coughing all spread the virus.

In brief: Virus is contagious

It's the close comtact that is the problem. Adenoviruses which cause the cold are very contagious especailly in the first five days.
Kissing, contact with nasal dischrge,sneezing and coughing all spread the virus.
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