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can you eat raw oysters while pregnant

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collette Dominic
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There aren't any raw foods safe for consumption during pregnancy.
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO!!!!: You should not eat anything raw like that while pregnant like no raw fish like suchi raw meat or raw chicken.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No raw shellfish: Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked. Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Eat no raw sea foods.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Because of the health risks occasionally associated with raw oysters I do not recommend pregnant women take that chance.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Raw shellfish: Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked. Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
Don't eat them..: Raw sea food is dangerous anyhow. Hot sauce will not do anything against bacteria. Also, since you are allergic to other foods, you may very well be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Eat one: If you get sick, you got a bad one. If you buy them, they should have a certificate attached. Otherwise you can't tell until it's too late.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You get toxo from undercooked meat, not oysters. You can get enteric infections (infectious diarrhea) or hepatitis a from oysters.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No official warning: There should be no problem unless they are contaminated with infectious agents like vibrio. That is the risk and many coastal rheumatologists recomme ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Do due danger of: Disease transmission.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Should be fine: If you never became ill, then it is unlikely that you were ever infected with listeriosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The : The mucus plug is mucus that protects the uterus from bacteria or other infections during pregnancy. The plug is usually passed because the cervix is ... Read More
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