Patients with weakened immune system FAQ corona
Patients with weakened immune system
Is there a special advise for patients with weakened immune system? uitklapper, klik om te openen
At this moment, there is no special advise to protect adults or children with weakened immune system due to organ or stem cell transplants, HIV, congenital immune disorder (PID), chemo therapy or immunosuppresive therapy. However, we do advice to keep in mind the below hygiene measures:
- Frequently wash your hands.
- No shaking hands.
- Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
- Use disposable tissues.
- Do not shake hands.
- Try to avoid touching your face (eyes, mouth, nose).
I have respiratory complaints and/or fever and a lower resistance. What should I do? uitklapper, klik om te openen
Our advice is to take action as you would with any other (respiratory)infection. If necessary, you can contact your treating physician by phone. He/she will discuss the next steps.
Visit day care chemo therapy or immunoglobuline suppletion uitklapper, klik om te openen
This treatment goes through. Do you have respiratory complaints and/or fever? First contact the day care.
Can I keep using my medication? uitklapper, klik om te openen
Yes. It is very important that you use your medication in the right way. Especially in this situation. Make sure you have medication in home.