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Is rheumatic fever transferable from mother to child in pregnancy?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

The disease rheumatic fever is a result of an untreated strep throat.
It is not contagious or spread from person to person. The strep infection, however, can be spread.

In brief: No

The disease rheumatic fever is a result of an untreated strep throat.
It is not contagious or spread from person to person. The strep infection, however, can be spread.
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