How long are you contagious with the flu or cold?

Answer The Center for Disease Control says that most healthy adults may be able to spread a cold or flu virus from one day before becoming sick and for five to seven days after they first develop symptoms... Read More »

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What is the most contagious day for a cold sore?

On One Hand: Open Sores ContagiousCold sores, a variety of the herpes virus, are very contagious. The greatest risk of spreading the virus occurs when the ulcer is said to be weeping. During this s... Read More »

When you have a cold or flu how long do you remain contagious?

For both the common cold and the flu, the contagious period begins approximately 1-2 days prior to the start of your symptoms. You are MOST contagious 3-4 days into the symptoms and with the commo... Read More »

How contagious is a cold sore with a pregnant person?

On One Hand: Cold Sores May Be Contagious at Any TimeCold sores may be contagious at any time, whether you are pregnant or not. iVillage Parenting explains that kissing your partner can transmit th... Read More »

If a person dies of a contagious disease is corpse contagious?

Bud, the answer is sometimes yes. It depends both on the nature of of the contagious bug and the amount of time and how much drying has occurred. All contagious organisms begin to die when the in... Read More »