Once again Khloe Kardashian is being asked to stay away from Lamar Odom. This time it’s doctors that have given the order, and an expert tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY on Nov. 18 why it’s so important that they keep their distance.
Doctors orders! Khloe Kardashian, 31, has to spend some time away from 36-year-old husband Lamar Odom‘s hospital bedside for both of their own good. A doctor told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY why Khloe needs to stay away from Lamar. Here’s what we know.
Why is everything against Khloe and Lamar?! First his family tried to tear them apart. Then her family begged her to spend some time by herself. Now, it would seem fate has stepped in, because on Nov. 18, Khloe was diagnosed with a staph infection, according to TMZ. On top of taking some time off of her book tour, it also means she needs to stay away from Lamar. Dr. Barry M. Rose from San Francisco’s California Pacific Medical Center explained why to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
“Going back to the hospital should not occur until the infection is brought under control, lest she spread it to hospitalized patients,” says Dr. Rose. “Unless she needs to go to the hospital to get treated herself or get surgery herself.” So basically, Khloe can get Lamar really sick if she goes to see him right now. Luckily Kim and Kanye went for a visit on Nov. 17 to keep Lamar company.
So was being in the hospital with Lamar so much the reason she got sick in the first place? “One cannot say for certain that Khloe got a staph infection from being in the hospital with Lamar, but it is certainly possible,” says Dr. Rose to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “Since he was in the ICU, and presumably she was there, and the ICU is a place where many pathogens are prevalent, she might have gotten it from there. She also could have acquired it in the community, or from other personal contacts she has had recently.” Poor Khloe!
Dr. Rose says Khloe will need to fully heal before seeing Lamar again, as she could expose him to pathogens that can really harm him in his weakened state. As to what Khloe needs to do to treat the infection? “The treatment is antibiotics, depending on the sensitivity of the actual bacteria involved. Surgical debridement may be needed in certain cases,” says Dr. Rose. That means Khloe may be needing minor surgery of her own if she isn’t careful. Just lay low for a week or two, girl!
What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Is this fates way of keeping Khloe away from Lamar? Sound off below!
— Emy LaCroix, Reporting by Eric Ray Mitchell