A 34-year-old female asked:
I will be 12 weeks pregnant during a january trip to nicaragua (pacific coast) .i am worried about dengue fever and malaria. should i cancel?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Mosquito borne : Whether or not you cancel your trip depends entirely upon your own risk/benefit assessment. In any tropical environment where there are mosquitoes there is obviously a risk of acquiring a variety of infections. Dengue, in particular, has become increasingly common. This depends on where in nicaragua you will be going. Often there are jungle trips associated with the resorts.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2020
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