Hi my daughter just came home from the doctor and she has bronchitis. they gave her zithro how long will she be contagious we were going to go visit my mom tomorrow and my mom has copd
also i need to go stay with my mom on monday for a few days bc on work
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Family Medicine 44 years experience
Typically : Typically she is considered contagious for 24 hours after appropriate antibiotics are started.
There is a real chance of exposing your mother. Best wishes.
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Anesthesiology 39 years experience
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Family Medicine 42 years experience
Assume yes: Even though she was started on antibiotics it is still quite possible that she has a viral infection. If she is coughing, and especially if she has a fever, it is much safer to assume she is contagious and keep her away from people with chronic illnesses that affect the immune system. I would not put her in close contact with your mom if it can be avoided.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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