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Effect of RAI - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   how long shall i stay away from a patient who just had adio iodine
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   my hubby had RAI last thurs, can he be home tomorrow sunday?
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it ok? how long shall he be isolated?
Doctor :   what have the docs advised you?

User :   they said 4 days, since it was last thursday is it fine tomorrow to be with him
User :   also what will be the effect of RAI ?
Doctor :  
yes after after 4 to 5 days he can be home back
Doctor :  
he should avoid sex for at least one month
User :   what will be the effect if i will be exposed to his radiation
User :   i mean just staying near him will i get radiation?
Doctor :   the Quantum is sow low

Doctor :  
that it will usually have no effect on you
Doctor :   the dectors kept in the air port can pick it up

Doctor :  
for almost 100 days or more
Doctor :  
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