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A 21-year-old female asked:

Iam 12 week pregnant, today ate one slice of raw beef meat( air dried and salted,) can it cause listeria?how can i avoid? will yogurt help?

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Dr. Michael Assevero
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Avoid raw meats: pregnant women are 10 more likely to get listeriosis isymtoms of listeria include headaches, muscle aches fever ,chills, nausea and vomiting . you should consult your doctor no and immediately if symtoms occur it can be treated with antibiotics. it can cause miscarriage prematurity, MR, blindness , and death

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