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Will exposure to anthrax harm my child?

Will exposure to anthrax harm my child?

Yes: Anthrax is a serious illness. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anthrax/ds00422. ...Read more

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Will the rabies vaccine harm my unborn child?

Will the rabies vaccine harm my unborn child?

Rabies vaccine: Rabies vaccine is under class C, that means that animal studies revealed a harmful or teratogenic effects on the fetus or there is no controlled studies on pregnant women, you need to weigh your options, risk vs benefit, if you were exposed & at risk for contracting rabies you have no choice but to take the vaccine with close F/U with your obstitrician. Wishing you & baby good luck. ...Read more

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How will radiation from electronics harm my developing child?

How will radiation from electronics harm my developing child?

None Yet: No known problems at this time. Although the question of harm is raised, there is no evidence at this time that there is any harm. ...Read more

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Is exposure to someone vaccinated with the shingles vaccine harmful to babies?

Is exposure to someone vaccinated with the shingles vaccine harmful to babies?

Just say no: The shingles vaccine uses a live virus, so it can shed, causing them to possibly get chickenpox from you. Merck says at http://www.Merck.Com/product/usa/pi_circ… "transmission of vaccine virus may occur rarely between vacinees and susceptible contacts" babies are just developing their immunity, so they may be at more risk. The disease is usually better tolerated in kids though. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a child to get exposed to herpes 1or 2 if the mother unknowlinng exposed the child?

How long does it take for a child to get exposed to herpes 1or 2 if the mother unknowlinng exposed the child?

2-14 days: From time of exposure to developing herpes ["incubation period"] ranges from 2-14 days, average is usually 6-7 days. Sometimes you are exposed but never develop the disease, though. ...Read more

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How to induce transmission of the HIV virus from mother to her baby and how does breastfeeding affect it compared to bottle-feeding?

How to induce transmission of the HIV virus from mother to her baby and how does breastfeeding affect it compared to bottle-feeding?

HIV and breastfeedin: I'm not sure i understand your question, but HIV can be transmitted via breastfeeding. A mom who has HIV should feed her baby formula. ...Read more

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Can adco-namapol harm your unborn child ?

Can adco-namapol harm your unborn child ?

No: This is paracetamol or acetaminophen and it is safe in recommended amounts to take during pregnancy. All the best. ...Read more

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Will my child have bad reactions to immunizations?

No: Most likely no. Serious side effects occur less than 1 in 100, 000 vaccinations. Depending on the vaccine, mild side effects (soreness at site, low grade fever, fatigue) are more common. If your child seems fussy, you can give Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. For older children, some people give a piece of candy, since sugar releases endorphins that fight pain. And every child enjoys extra cuddles! ...Read more

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Does paternal exposure to methotrexate cause any danger to the baby? Please, need some answers?

Does paternal exposure to methotrexate cause any danger to the baby? Please, need some answers?

See details: What do you mean by 'paternal exposure'? If the person is currently taking methotrexate, it is advised that he stop it for 3 months prior to attempting to conceive. ...Read more

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How long does maternal immunity to chicken pox last in breast feed babies? Afraid as my 7 month baby exposed to his father diagnosed varcilla. Pl help

How long does maternal immunity to chicken pox last in breast feed babies? Afraid as my 7 month baby exposed to his father diagnosed varcilla. Pl help

Baby's at risk: Maternal antibody passed during pregnancy will give 3-6 months of variable protection.The BF antibody is mostly IGA and provides some nonspecific protection but not enough to be protective. Some IGG comes across but the effect is minimal.Timing of the exposure to breakout as 10-21 days.Discuss with your doc if s/he thinks meds would help if infected. Most kids in this age group have a mild process ...Read more

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How can I ensure my child doesn't contract any germs from her classrooms?

How can I ensure my child doesn't contract any germs from her classrooms?

You cannot!: Germs are a part of life, and exposure to them helps boost the immune system to prevent future and severe illnesses. That being said, frequent handwashing, not sharing cups and utensils, and maintaining general health to support a strong immune system are good for everyone. ...Read more

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Does a non-immunized baby in the daycare pose a risk to my child?

Does a non-immunized baby in the daycare pose a risk to my child?

Potentially: As long as we have international air travel and illegal immigration, we are exposed occasionally to vaccine preventable diseases. At the market, eating out, at school, they can bring it to your community and not have symptoms. Any unimmunized kid is at high risk to get and pass these diseases. I never let them in my practice for 30+ years and encourage parents to avoid them. ...Read more

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Can a mother pass hepatits c to her unborn child? And what side effects would the child have?

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Can a mother pass hepatits c to her unborn child? And what side effects would the child have?

Yes: Approximately 5% of infants born to women infected by hepatitis c acquire the infection. Infected child develops chronic hepatitis, potentially leading to liver cirrhosis. ...Read more

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How can an HIV positive lady not pass HIV to her unborn child?

How can  an HIV positive lady not pass HIV to her unborn child?

Medicine !: There are excellent medicines available for HIV positive pregnant women. These prescription medications can significantly lower the risk of transmission to the unborn fetus. Please see your obstetrician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics harm my unborn child?

Can antibiotics harm my unborn child?

Maybe: There is evidence that some antibiotics may have fetal interactions. Best check with your doctor before taking any. ...Read more

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How can a cat be harmful to pregnancy and the unborn child? And how to avoid the potential diseases.

How can a cat be harmful to pregnancy and the unborn child? And how to avoid the potential diseases.

Toxoplasmosis : This organism is primarily concentrated in the cat feces. If applicable, don't change the litter. ...Read more

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Is exposure to household chemicals dangerous for my baby?

Is exposure to household chemicals dangerous for my baby?

Yes: There are different household chemicals, with different hazards. Even water is a drowning hazard. And the danger is not limited to chemicals; honey can be toxic to infants, and small pieces of food can cause choking. Don't fall into the trap of thinking, "chemical bad, natural good." or if you do, at least don't include poison ivy in the "good" category. ...Read more

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