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Can wet feet cause a cold?

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March 25, 2008 1:13PM

Unfortunately, I have nothing scientific to add into this answer, just experience. I have found on a number of occasions that having cold wet feet for a prolonged time can bring on a cold the next day. I think it must be that for some reason or other it encourages/brings out a virus that is already in your system. It would be v interesting to know if there is a link between cold/wet feet and an ensuing lowering of the immune system.