(Closed) Visiting Sick Friends in the Hospital

posted 8 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Shouldn’t he be past the contagious part since he is on medication now?  I’m not sure about pnuemonia but with other illnesses, once treatment begins there usually isn’t a chance of getting sick from them anymore.

Post # 4
2289 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

The only precaution I take is I don’t set my purse on the floor and I wash my hands after visiting (but that’s because hospitals themselves have soooooooooo many germs). I imagine that if he were contagious, the docs wouldn’t let people see him so you’re probably good.

Post # 5
639 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

i just make sure to wash my hands when i leave.  i have a chronically ill friend who is frequently in the hospital, and i’ve never gotten sick after visiting her.

Post # 6
1251 posts
Bumble bee

With MRSA in like, every hospital everywhere, I would take basic precautions, because that stuff is really scary. My grandma went into the ER for her blood sugar, and ended up dying from MRSA. In like two days, she went from relativly healthy to dead.

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