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A 18-year-old female asked:

if i have a throat infection should i keep away from a person going through radiotherapy or is it not necessary?

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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Depends on: Where the radiation treatments are targeting and if the person just got done with chemo. If just finish chemo or radiation to the throat than keep away. Otherwise you are ok.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Probably not needed: Unless they are having chemotherapy as well.

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Last updated Oct 12, 2013

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