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Can children "catch something" at the Doctor's Office?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:04 AM on Mar. 2, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Of course! The only time my son has ever been sick is right after a visit to the pediatrician. It happened twice, so I switched to a doc that has a "healthy" and "ill" waiting room. We also wash hands after he's been playing with the toys, and after his visit. He hasn't been sick since, and it's been a year.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 9:12 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • Of course.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 9:05 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • The question should be how can a mom prevent for her child to catch something at Dr's Office?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:06 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • kids can catch something anywhere...unfortunately!
    mazonmom

    Answer by mazonmom at 9:06 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • "catching something" is the only way to create an immune system.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:07 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • Um yea, of course they can. They can catch something ANYWHERE
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:10 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • sure can. don't let your kids play with books or toys in doctors offices, even in dentists offices.
    lfl

    Answer by lfl at 9:12 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • YES!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:12 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • Ugh, yes. Good doctors will have a sick waiting room and a well waiting room. That way the kids that go in for simple check ups don't get sick from the ones that are actually sick.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 9:34 AM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • didnt you know that hospitals are the place to go if you want to get sick? Its not different with a doctors office. You want to call off sick forreal tomorrow, so sit in the waiting room all day today and constantly touch your face after the sick person sat next to you
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:37 AM on Mar. 2, 2010