Patient Comments: Is Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) Contagious? - Medical Care

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What prompted you to seek medical care for suspected leprosy? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Roshni, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 30

My mother has recently been diagnosed with leprosy. Her right hand thumb and fingers have slightly disfigured like claw shape (slightly). Symptoms started to appear one year back. I live with my mother. Sometimes we share the food in her plate. I am worried if leprosy can spread to me.

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