A 26-year-old female asked:
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my sister diagnosed of dengue fever she is now 4 months pregnant. her blood got 27/150 and platelet drops low. will it affect the baby and what effect?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
It could.: It depends on how severe her case is. Here is a lot of information. She should be considered as a higher risk pregnancy and treatment and close follow-up with her OB doc is crucial. See http://www.babycenter.in/a1013406/dengue-in-pregnancy
Answered on Oct 14, 2015
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