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Is typhoid contagious?

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Posted on Wed, 26 Oct 2016
Question: hi ,
I'm suspected with typhoid.is it contagious? can I sleep with my 17 months baby?
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, you can sleep

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Typhoid is transmitted via contaminated water.

You can share bed with your baby.

Keep your hands always clean and wash thoroughly if you visit the toilets.

Wish you speedy recovery.

Regards,
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Brief Answer: Yes, you can sleep Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. Typhoid is transmitted via contaminated water. You can share bed with your baby. Keep your hands always clean and wash thoroughly if you visit the toilets. Wish you speedy recovery. Regards,