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Risk of catching disease by infected hands - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello how are you today?
Doctor :   I am Good
Doctor :   and how abut you?
User :   I have a rather strange question for you today, I am otherwise fine thanks
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Monday evening I was cleaning my bathroom toilet which someone had left feces on after cleaning and coming in contact with the feces I was about to wash my hands was interrupted went into other room forgot to go back and wash them I then later handle food which I ate with out it being cooked
Doctor :   I am waiting for yiour strange question
User :   how much risk is there to cathing something bad and how long befor i would know
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was really stupid
Doctor :   Most of the time the symptoms come up in 6 to 72 hours of time
Doctor :   if at all infected and your immunit could not resist
User :   so generally if I have noi symptoms by tomorrow evening I should be ok
Doctor :   Your incubation period is passed
Doctor :   by now
User :   so from monday till now with no symptoms i should be ok
Doctor :   and you hardly face anything
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   But dont repeat it again
Doctor :   never handle food without washing hands
Doctor :   properly
User :   good, no i dont intend to be that dumb again I never do that, I cant believe that i let it happen thanks for your help
Doctor :   Thanks for visiting us
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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