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will worms hurt my unborn baby

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
31 years experience Pediatrics
Possilby - yes.: Parasites (worms) can cause diarrhea and interfere with weight gain. Transmission of parasites normally occurs through consumption of contaminated foo ... Read More
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes it could: Worms may affect your pregnancy. The most likely way would be by affecting your nutrition. Please see your obstetrician before taking any medication ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
42 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: I would take the worms in with the baby and have the baby checked soon.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Have it : Checked out! do not use aspirator. Get a new one and take your baby to the doctor for examination.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Ringworm dangerous?: Ringworm is a common fungal disease of the skin mostly. It is quite unusual for infants to get as they are not up and about in places that they may c ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No! : Fungal skin infections are rarely serious or of consequence. Treatment is simple and effective. Don't worry, and follow your doctor's instructions to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not just the fetus: The amount of radiation in simple xrays is small & unlikely to cause any issue, yet we are very sensitive to the complex changes in fetal development. ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Very rare...: Harlequin ichthyosis is a severe genetic disorder that mainly affects the skin. Infants with this condition are born with very hard, thick skin coveri ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Not a lot....: These studies are very difficult to do, especially on which drugs are transferred to the developing fetus. Animals models can tell you some informatio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Can be severe: Most adults that develop toxoplasmosis get a flu like syndrome but rarely develop severe toxoplasmosis. Infants, children and people with compromised ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Neither.: It doesn't matter how you are carrying the baby, whether s/he kicks, whether a gold ring dangling from a chain goes back and forth or around in circle ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The only cause and effect evidenced by medical study that causes a fussy/irritable baby is the effect of drugs like cocaine, heroin and caffeine. Ev ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually : Usually it is between 120-160. Please notify your doctor about that rate of contractions as that is concerning. Please go to the hospital and have a c ... Read More
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