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Smyrna, GA
A 29-year-old female asked:

21w5d pregnant drank water with lemon squeezed and wedge in it didn't think about listeria but i'm super worried now. are we @ risk of listeria?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Low risk: Listeria is found in other food, more often, not properly cooked, than in a lemon squeezed into water. If we worried about every possible infection we could get, we would be too anxious all the time. I think you will be fine. Congratulations on your pregnancy, and god bless.
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