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i know toxoplasmosis is dangerous for fetus/pregnancy. but what happens to an infant if they are infected with toxoplasmosis?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Can be severe: Most adults that develop toxoplasmosis get a flu like syndrome but rarely develop severe toxoplasmosis. Infants, children and people with compromised immune system may develop severe toxoplasmosis which can cause encephalitis, a severe infection in the brain.
Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 50 years experience
May or may not sick: In congenitally acquired infant - may get symptoms as fever enlarged glands&liver,jaundice and bleeding problem muscle weakness .Otherwise healthy kid no symptoms . In kid with weak immune system may have fever,seizures, headache vision problem, liver and spleen e enlargement and speech problem .If treatment started early in time ,the disease is contriolled .
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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See link: Check out this link. It is the CDC Info od Toxoplasmosis and pregnancy: http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/toxoplasmosis/gen_info/pregnant.html

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