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Chemo and my premature baby

My mother has ovarian cancer has been and continues to be on aggressive chemo can she be around my premie daughter ?
Fri, 21 Oct 2011
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Dr. Kartik Aswani's  Response

Yes she can be around your daughter. I do no think think that can cause any harm.

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Dr. Kartik Aswani
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Praveen Tayal's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
While on chemotherapy, the effects of the drugs are seen only on the body of the person who is taking the chemotherapy. The effects are not transmitted to others through contact or through air. Your daughter can safely play with her grandmother without worrying for the side effects.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal

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