A 34-year-old member asked:
my three and a half year old son has chicken pox. i am pregnant. what do i do now ?
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Internal Medicine 35 years experience
DID YOU EVER HAD: Chickenpox yourself?
Please let your gyn know asap.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends: If you've had chicken pox yourself, don't worry, you're already protected. However, if you've never had chicken-pox or are not sure, call your OB asap. A varicella titer can be drawn, if you have no immunity, vzig (varicella zoster immune globulin) can be given if you're in time. A primary infection in pregnancy can be serious so call your doc now.
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Last updated Jul 10, 2017
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