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Is it possible to catch a cold by breathing in the air that an infected person has exhaled?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Inhaling respiratory droplets from an infected person is one of the most common ways to catch a cold.
Touching the face after touching a contaminated surface is another common mode of transmission (one of many reasons for hand washing).

In brief: Yes
Inhaling respiratory droplets from an infected person is one of the most common ways to catch a cold.
Touching the face after touching a contaminated surface is another common mode of transmission (one of many reasons for hand washing).
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Dr. James Sunwoo
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Transmission
It is possible to catch a cold from inhaling an infected person's exhalation.
Often referred to as airborne transmission. Careful out there!

In brief: Transmission
It is possible to catch a cold from inhaling an infected person's exhalation.
Often referred to as airborne transmission. Careful out there!
Dr. James Sunwoo
Dr. James Sunwoo
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