Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
143 Doctors are Online

Can I pass typhoid infection to a CLL patient?

hi i am recovering from typhoid . i am supposed to attend to a chemotheraphy of my dad who suffers from CLL happening in 3rd week of may but am scared that in this condition I may pass typhiod to him complicating his condition . please advise if my fear is realistic and what can i do or take care when visiting to make sure i dont pass it to him
Asked On : Wed, 9 May 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  47
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
  User's Response
Dear Oceanic I understand that you are worrying about visiting your Dad who is going to have Chemotherapy in case he he gets infected as your recovering from Typhoid fever. To answer your quiry please let me tell you some thing about typhoid fever. Typhoid fever is caused by the germ called salmonella and spreads and trasmitted by infected food and water cotaminated by stool of an infected person. It can spreads by poor hygine sanitation and handling of food or drink also by flying insects feeding on infected faecies and contaminating food and drinks.

Taking regorous steps of careful handwashing after going to the toilet and before food handling, maintaining good sanitation care, treating drinking water with clorine spread of tyhhoid fever can be avoided.So long you are not handling food or water and taking all those precausions as I described there is no need to warry about.
Answered: Tue, 15 May 2012
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor