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i'm taking the anthrax vaccine, and i just found out that i'm pregnant. what should i do?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Talk to your doc: Anthrax vaccination is listed as pregnancy category c. Despite a lack of evidence showing harm, pregnant women should be vaccinated only if absolutely necessary. Breast feeding mothers may receive ava without any fear of passing anthrax to their infants. There is no data showing an increased risk to fetuses, but it has not been studied in pregnant women.
Answered on Dec 9, 2014
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Discuss: Discuss with your doctor who is managing your pregnancy.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013

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