Leprosy/Allergy question

Patient

Q: Me 30 and my daughter 2 and half years were in a auto(India), in the signal when the auto stopped, A person whose fingers are bent (is it leprosy) was begging,Suddenly she touched my head and my daughters head to bless as she was a gay. I am much worried

Symptoms:  Nothing
Doctor

A:   Hello, Thanks for your query on ATD.
Even if the beggar was having leprosy, there is no chance that you or your baby will get it. To transmit the leprosy, a prolong contact (Months) is required.
Please forget this incidence.

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