U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Singapore
A 24-year-old female asked:

my mom it's having chemotherapy while my sister in law has just done iui, ready for pregnancy. is there any affect to the baby if they live together?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: Mom will not give anything to your sister in law.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology 22 years experience
Shouldn't be: While almost all chemotherapy is safe in the outpatient setting and is not contagious. Without knowing more detailed about the disease and drugs used, i'd defer u to her oncologist to b absolutely positive.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Feb 10, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.