4 doctors weighed in:

If fetus has a virus, what is it likely to be?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Whatever mom passed

A fetus can acquire any virus that circulates in the mothers blood during pregnancy.
This can be something as simple as the flu, german measles, chickenpox, etc. The effect on baby depends on timing & the virus.

In brief: Whatever mom passed

A fetus can acquire any virus that circulates in the mothers blood during pregnancy.
This can be something as simple as the flu, german measles, chickenpox, etc. The effect on baby depends on timing & the virus.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors